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The Kalevala : an epic poem after oral tradition

Author: Elias Lönnrot; Keith Bosley; Albert B Lord
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new translation of the Finnish epic which presents a rare portrait of an ancient people in peace and war. Published in 1849, it played a central role in the march towards Finnish independence and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Student Collection
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Lönnrot; Keith Bosley; Albert B Lord
ISBN: 019283570X 9780192835703
OCLC Number: 41963711
Description: lvi, 679 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Other Titles: Kalevala.
Responsibility: by Elias Lönnrot ; translated from the Finnish with an introduction and notes by Keith Bosley ; and a foreword by Albert B. Lord.
Local System Bib Number:
197629
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"Lively, true to the spirit of the original. Having taught the course several times, I find this translation to be excellent for our students."--Aili Flint, Columbia University"Thank you for the Read more...

 
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