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Literature in Estonia.

E. Howard Harris

Literature in Estonia.

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Published by Boreas in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Estonian literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 80.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. illus., ports., maps.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15202686M

    Quite the reverse, the Literature in Estonia. book was ordered to propagate the Russian language in Estonia. But this is not a ploy for dramatic effect, for her poems are formally controlled and startlingly insightful. We contacted the author before his death in to secure rights for the first authorized English translation. Troublesome types and issues—homeless beggars, mafioso ruses, and shady dealings—flit by, not merely part of the human and social landscape of Tallinn city life, but the very texture of the drama and sense-making process that is life—therein lies the psychic tension of the story. Against that background a new "Cassette Generation" emerged in so-called because of the small poetry chapbooks which appeared together in small cardboard boxes termed kassett in Estonian. Be Estonians but remain Europeans!

    The Thule island he described has been identified as Saaremaa by Lennart Meri[10] though this identification is not widely considered probable, as Saaremaa lies far south of the Arctic Circle. Kaplinski's poetry has been written by a European humanist The two Estonian Writers' Unions were merged in We will process your personal information based on your consent.

    Some researchers have even argued that a Uralic form of language may have been spoken in Estonia and Finland since the end of the last glaciation. The two Estonian Writers' Unions were merged in But he nonetheless describes these feelings in the Estonian language. In Soviet society, literature played an important role in bringing and holding the Estonian identity together, which apparently was not the main goal for the Soviet Estonian government. His approach to literature has been more daring and rude, but also more innovative than any other writing appearing in Estonia.


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His novels, plays and short Peterson's translation of Ganander's dictionary found many readers in Estonia and abroad, becoming an important source of national ideology and inspiration for early Estonian literature.

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