The Best Of The Rune Singers: Elias Lnnrot

The Best Of The Rune Singers: Elias Lnnrot

  • Publish Date: 2012-10-16
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Paula Ivaska Robbins
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The Best of the Rune-Singers: based on the life of Elias Lnnrot, the Compiler of the Finnish National Epic, The Kalevala Paula Ivaska Robbins The book begins with a prologue explaining the significance of The Kalevala to the development of Finnish as a literary language, the eventual independence of Finland from the Russian Empire, and the emergence of Finland in the twenty-first century as one of the most prosperous and successful countries in the world, the homeland of four Nobel prize winners, and an acknowledged leader in technology and education. This work of creative nonfiction follows the life of Elias Lnnrot from his childhood as a son of a poor country tailor, his education

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