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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1955
Halldór Laxness

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Works in Icelandic
Barn náttúrunnar : Ástarsaga. – Reykjavík : Halldór Kiljan Laxness, 1919
Nokkrar sögur. – Reykjavík : Ísafoldarprentsmidja, 1923
Undir Helgahnúk. – Reykjavík: Bókaverslun Ársæls Árnasonar, 1924
Kaþólsk viðhorf : Svar gegn árásum. – Reykjavík : Bókaverslun Ársæls Árnasonar, 1925
Vefarinn mikli frá Kasmír. – Reykjavík : Halldór Kiljan Laxness, 1927
Alþýðubókin. – Reykjavík : Jafnadarmannafélag Íslands, 1929
Kvædakver. – Reykjavík : Acta, 1930
Þú vínviður hreini : Saga úr flædarmálinu. – Reykjavík: Menningarsjódur, 1931. – (Salka Valka; 1)
Fuglinn í fjörunni : Pólitísk ástarsaga. – Reykjavík : Menningarsjódur, 1932. – (Salka Valka; 2)
Í Austurvegi. – Reykjavík: Sovétvinafélag Íslands, 1933
Fótatak manna : Sjö þættir. – Akureyri : Þorsteinn M. Jónsson, 1933
Sjálfstætt fólk : Hetjusaga. – Reykjavík : E. P. Briem, 1934. – 2 vol.
Straumrof : Sjónleikur. – Reykjavík : Heimskringla, 1934
Dagleið á fjöllum : Greinar. – Reykjavík : Heimskringla, 1937
Ljós heimsins. – Reykjavík: Heimskringla, 1937. – Heimsljós; 1)
Höll sumarlandsins. – Reykjavík: Heimskringla, 1938. – (Heimsljós; 2)
Hús skáldsins. – Reykjavík: Heimskringla, 1938. – (Heimsljós; 3)
Gerska ævintýrið : Minnisblöd. – Reykjavík : Heimskringla, 1938
Fegurd himinsins. – Reykjavík: Heimskringla, 1940. – (Heimsljós; 4)
Sjö töframenn : Þættir. – Reykjavík : Heimskringla, 1942
Vettvángur dagsins : Ritgerdir. – Reykjavík : Heimskringla, 1942
Íslandsklukkan. – Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1943. – (Íslandsklukkan; 1)
Hid ljósa man. – Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1944. – (Íslandsklukkan; 2)
Eldur í Kaupinhafn. – Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1946. – (Íslandsklukkan; 3)
Sjálfsagðir hlutir : Ritgerdir. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1946
Atómstöðin. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1948
Kvædakver. – [Enl. Ed.]. – Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1949
Snæfríður Íslandssól. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1950
Reisubókarkorn. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1950
Salka Valka. – [New. ed. in one vol.]. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1951
Gerpla. – Reykjavík: Helgafell, 1952
Íslandsklukkan. – [New. ed. in one vol.]. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1952
Sjálfstætt fólk : Hetjusaga. – [New. ed. in one vol.]. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1952
Heiman eg fór : Sjálfsmynd æskumanns. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1952
Þættir. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1954
Silfurtúnglið : Sjónleikur í fjórum þáttum. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1954
Heimsljós. – [2. ed.]. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1955
Dagur í senn : Ræda og rit. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1955
Heimsljós. – [New. ed. in one vol.]. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1955
Brekkukotsannáll. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1957
Gjörningabók. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1959
Paradísarheimt. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1960
Strompleikurinn : Gamanleikur í þrem þáttum. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1961
Prjónastofan Sólin : Gamanleikur í þremur þáttum. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1962
Skáldatími. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1963
Sjöstafakverið. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1964
Upphaf mannúðarstefnu : Ritgerdir. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1965
Dúfnaveislan : Skemtunarleikur í fimm þáttum. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1966
Íslendingaspjall. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1967
Kristnihald undir Jökli. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1968
Vínlandspúnktar. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1969
Innansveitarkronika. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1970
Yfirskygðir staðir : Ýmsar athuganir. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1971
Guðsgjafaþula. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1972
Þjóðhátíðarrolla. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1974
Í túninu heima. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1975
Úngur eg var. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1976
Seiseijú, mikil ósköp. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1977
Sjömeistarasagan. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1978
Grikklandsárið. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1980
Við heygarðshornið. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1981
Og árin líða. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1984
Af menningarástandi. – Reykjavík : Vaka-Helgafell, 1986
Dagar hjá múnkum. – Reykjavík : Vaka-Helgafell, 1987
 
Translations into English
Salka Valka : a Novel of Iceland / translated from Danish into English by F. H. Lyon. – London : Allen & Unwin, 1936
Independent People : An Epic / translated by J. A. Thompson. – London : Allen & Unwin, 1945
The Honour of the House / translated by Kenneth G. Chapman. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1959
World Light / translated by Magnus Magnusson. – Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1969
The Happy Warriors / translated by Katherine John. – London : Methuen, 1958
The Atom Station / translated by Magnus Magnusson. – London : Methuen, 1961
Paradise Reclaimed / translated by Magnus Magnusson. – London : Methuen, 1962
The Fish Can Sing / translated by Magnus Magnusson. – London : Methuen, 1966
Christianity at Glacier / translated by Magnus Magnusson. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1972. – Republ. as Under the Glacier 1990, 2005
A Quire of Seven / translated by Alan Boucher. – Reykjavík : Iceland Review, 1974
The Bread of Life / translated by Magnus Magnusson. – Reykjavík : Vaka-Helgafell, 1987
Iceland's Bell / translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton ; introduction by Adam Haslett. – New York : Vintage, 2003
Under the Glacier / translated from the Icelandic by Magnus Magnusson ; introduction by Susan Sontag. – New York : Vintage, 2005
The Great Weaver from Kashmir / translated from the Icelandic by Philip Roughton. – Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books, 2008
 
Critical studies (a selection)
Hallberg, Peter, Den store vävaren : en studie i Laxness' ungdomsdiktning. – Stockholm : Rabén & Sjögren, 1954
Eskeland, Ivar, Halldór Kiljan Laxness : menneske og motiv. – Oslo, 1955
Hallberg, Peter, Halldór Laxness / transl. by Rory McTurk. – New York : Twayne, 1971
Sjö erindri : um Halldór Laxness / Sveinn Skorri Höskuldsson sá um útgáfuna. – Reykjavík : Helgafell, 1973
Olafur Ragnarsson, & Valgerður Benediktsdóttir, Lífsmyndir skálds : æviferill Halldórs Laxness í myndum og máli. – Reykjavík : Vaka-Helgafell, 1992
Guðrún Ingólfsdóttir, & Margrét Guðmundsdóttir, Lykilbók að fjórum skáldsögum eftir Halldór Laxness : Brekkukotsannáll, Íslandsklukkan, Salka Valka, Vefarinn mikli frá Kasmír. – Reykjavík : Vaka-Helgafell, 1997
Nærmynd af Nóbelsskáldi : Halldór Kiljan Laxness í augum samtímamanna / ritstjóri: Jón Hjaltason. Akureyri : Hólar, 2000
Ekkert orð er skrípi ef það stendur á réttum stað : um aevi og verk Halldórs Laxness / Ritstjóri: Jón Ólafsson. – Reykjavík : Hugvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2002
Gunnar Kristjánsson, Fjallraeðufólkið : um persónur í skáldsögum Halldórs Laxness. – Reykjavík : Mál og menning, 2002
Ólafur Ragnarsson, Halldór Laxness : líf í skáldskap. – Reykjavík : Vaka Helgafell, 2002
Halldór Guðmundsson, Halldór Laxness : aevisaga. – Reykjavík : JPV, 2004

 

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