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Iceland enjoys a powerful literary tradition, underpinned by the old Icelandic sagas and Eddaic poems and also by the Icelanders' struggle for emotional and spiritual survival during centuries of poverty, hardship, and oppression.
A modern retelling of the old Eddaic poem "Sayings of Skirnir," in which the Norse god Freyr falls desperately in love with the maiden Gerdr and sends his servant Skirnir to fetch her.