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Kalevala Mythology (Folklore Studies in Translation) [Paperback]

Translated and Edited By Ritva Poom Juha Y. Pentikainen
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Here, if anywhere, there is now a pure epic in simple and thus most moving form, an unprecedented treasure. . . . ("Hier sprudelt nun, wenn irgendwo, lauteres epos in einfacher und desto machtigerer darstellung, ein reichtum unerhorter. . . .") This was Jacob Grimm's evaluation of the Kalevala in 1845, and it largely reflected the opinion of his time. Read the first page
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