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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Iceland, as a literary muse

Reykjavik was the first non-native English-speaking city to be named a Unesco City of Literature. Besides being the birthplace of the Poetic Edda, a collection of Old Norse poems that had a strong influence on Scandinavian literature and provided a model for later innovations in poetic meter, Reykjavik is also home to an array of literary festivals, including the biannual Reykjavik International Literature Festival, happening next from 9 to 13 September 2015, where acclaimed authors such as AS Byatt and Kurt Vonnegut have conducted interviews and readings.

More: BBC - Travel 

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