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2 edition of Finnish literature in North America found in the catalog.

Finnish literature in North America

Finnish literature in North America

papers presented at the first two symposia on Finnish literature in North America

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Published by Institute of History, Cultural History, University of Turku in association with the Finnish North American Literature society of Turku in Turku .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Finnish literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Finnish literature -- Appreciation -- United States.,
    • Finnish literature -- Translations into English.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementsponsored by Turku University and the Finnish North American Literature Society of Turku ; edited by Keijo Virtanen, Richard Impola and Tapio Onnela.
      SeriesInstitute of History, Cultural History, publications,, no. 12, Institute of History ... publications ;, no. 12.
      ContributionsVirtanen, Keijo, 1945-, Impola, Richard A., 1923-, Onnela, Tapio.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPH302 .F56 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p. :
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL547969M
      ISBN 10951290229X
      LC Control Number96128703
      OCLC/WorldCa33299387

      Scandinavian literature or Nordic literature is the literature in the languages of the Nordic countries of Northern Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway (including Svalbard), Sweden, and Scandinavia's associated autonomous territories (Åland, Faroe Islands and Greenland).The majority of these nations and regions use North Germanic languages. The second one tells the story of a machine gun company during the Continuation War, and this book still has a massive cultural influence in Finland (one of the core works of Finnish literature and maybe the single most influential one). I don't know how good the .

        The Kalevala is one of the most significant works of Finnish literature. It’s a book full of beautiful stories about heroes, villains, remarkable creatures and wonderful adventures. Compiled from Finnish and Karelian folklore in the 19th century, the book made a deep impact on the young J.R.R. Tolkien and inspired his future books. Under the North Star Under the North Star 2 by Väinö Linna - The second installation of Vaino Linna's trilogy, translated into English by Richard Impola. The Uprising is the most powerful novel written about the Civil War of Finland, which erupted only a month and a half after Finland's Declaration of Independence.

        Like many other U.S. educators, Tim Walker* thought the schools in Finland sounded almost “mythical.” The rejection of high-stakes testing, a curriculum based on critical thinking and problem-solving, smaller classes, the time reserved for collaboration between teachers – these are just few of the pillars of a system that has been heralded around the world. Afton, MN (PRWEB) Febru Miriam Daughter of Finnish Immigrants, a memoir released by Outskirts Press engages readers across the nation. Readers marvel at how the Kaurala family had the strength and courage to build a life out of the barren land of northern Minnesota in the early s.


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