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3 edition of Finnish Folklore Reader (Uralic and Altaic) found in the catalog.

Finnish Folklore Reader (Uralic and Altaic)

by Elli Maranda

  • 61 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • Finland,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7763568M
    ISBN 100700708715
    ISBN 109780700708710

    Currently reading the compilation of Finnish mythology and folk lore. Close. Posted by 1 year ago. Archived. Currently reading the compilation of Finnish mythology and folk lore. Folktales on Stage is a collection of reader’s theater scripts for young readers, adapted by children’s author Aaron Shepard from his own folktale retellings. A wide variety of countries and cultures is represented, including Native America, Africa, the Middle .

    - Explore kaalipreston's board "FINNISH folklore, mythology, Kalevala ", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mythology, Folklore and Finland pins. Finnish Reading. If you're trying to practice your Finnish Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human first section is in Finnish and the second part is in English.

      To assist them, writers looked to the country’s “unwritten literature”, its folklore, and the people of the countryside, who knew Finnish much better than the upper class. The first realiser of these ideas was Elias Lönnrot, the compiler of the Kalevala (, ) and the Kanteletar (). Para, in Finnish folklore, a spirit who was believed to bring wealth to the farm that was lucky enough to harbour term is derived from the Swedish word bjära (“bearer”). Underlying belief in the para was a notion that there was only a limited amount of good fortune available to all members of society at any time. Thus, any one individual or family succeeded at obtaining benefit.


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Finnish Folklore Reader (Uralic and Altaic) by Elli Maranda Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book contains both an examination of and an anthology of Finnish folklore from the nineteenth century to the present. The chapters discuss how folklore has been collect and researched, regional distinctions within the country's traditions, and how traditions have changed in the process of modernization of an agrarian society to an industrialized society.4/5(1).

Published in Mighty Mikko: A Book of Finnish Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore (), Harcourt Brace and Company. About: The folklore and fairy tales of Finland are often heartwarming tales of bravery and goodness, where kindness is rewarded, and the simple life praised.

Genre/Form: Readers: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maranda, Elli Köngäs, Finnish folklore reader and glossary. Bloomington: Indiana.

The Kalevala (Finnish: Kalevala, IPA: [ˈkɑle̞ʋɑlɑ]) is a 19th-century work of epic poetry compiled by Elias Lönnrot from Karelian and Finnish oral folklore and mythology. It is regarded as the national epic of Karelia and Finland and is one of the most significant works of Finnish Kalevala was instrumental in the development of the Finnish national identity and the Author: Elias Lönnrot.

(shelved 1 time as finnish-mythology) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Now available in paperback, this anthology of Finnish folktales is an excellent introduction to a rich oral tradition for both the general reader and for students of folklore.

The book also includes a number of popular Finnish jokes and : Paperback. Finnish Folklore surveys the study of folklore in Finland and provides an overview of Finnish folk culture in the past and present.

The country's regional variations are introduced and detailed information is given regarding Finland's longstanding cultural minorities, the Swedish-speaking Finns, the /5(6). Finnish mythology is a commonly applied description of the folklore of Finnish paganism, of which a modern revival is practiced by a small percentage of the Finnish has many features shared with Estonian and other Finnic mythologies, but also shares some similarities with neighbouring Baltic, Slavic and, to a lesser extent, Norse mythologies.

The Finnish Folklore Atlas is the English-language translation of Suomen Perinneatlas, originally published in This work is remarkable in the breadth and depth of the knowledge presented and for the fact that it is available in the English language as an open-source text.

for this are the Finnish Folklore Archive and, of course, the works of leading Finnish scholars in this field. World view The ancient Finnish conception of the world was a layered one. The world was thought to include a flat disc-like earth that was covered over by a huge.

Finnish mythology, like that of many other cultures, tells the stories of gods and legendary heroes. Most of the myths date from pre-Christian times and were passed from generation to generation by storytellers. Featuring hand-rendered illustrations in full color, Tales from a Finnish Tupa is a folklore gem for all ages.

$ paper ISBN pages, 66 b&w photos, 8 color plates, 6 x 8 3/4, James Cloyd Bowman (–) was an English professor. A book to captivate boys and girls, one that will interest students of. Grab Berlitz's Finnish Phrasebook and Dictionary and navigate easily through the Finnish language during your trip to Finland.

Learn to speak Finnish on your trip with, crisp color photography, eye-catching color-coding (to help read the pages), and user-generated content, making it the Finnish phrase book created by the people for the people.

Myths, Culture and Feelings from the Ancient Finland you just crossed the threshold into the weird world of ancient Finnish mythology. "Finns have the power of darkness, Finns are wizards" This was the cry of the Viking warriors who feared nothing. We asked fans to vote for their favourite Finnish book.

Here are the rankings. The Finns’ active cultural life is especially evidenced by their literary vitality. Many Finnish literary works are translated into multiple languages for global audiences, and the reputation of Finnish writers is expanding worldwide. Finnish is the language spoken by about 90 percent of the people living in the northern European nation of h is also an official language in neighboring Sweden, where about five percent of the people speak the unusual h is spoken in parts of Russia and in far northern Norway, and a few Finnish-speaking communities exist in the United States and Canada.

First Finnish Reader for Beginners. Bilingual for Speakers of English. A2 Elementary B1 Pre-intermediate. The book consists of Elementary and Pre-intermediate courses with parallel Finnish-English author maintains learners' motivation with funny stories about real life situations such as meeting people, studying, job searches, working etc.

Finnish Folk Culture is a handbook both for students and for anyone interested in folk tradition and its history. It contains an index and a bibliography of works in English and German. Finnish Literature Society, paperback, pages, 1 x x inches.

The collection by Helena Henderson aims at the general reader and the students of Finnish folklore. Her book also includes a number of Finnish jokes and anecdotes. In Finnish folk tales, people and animals use their wits rather than their brawn - and there is rather little violence.

Heroes tend to be men in tales about humans, and not drunkards. Laity is the award-winning author of White Rabbit, Dream Book, Owl Stretching, Unquiet Dreams, the Chastity Flame trilogy, and Pelzmantel, as well as editor of Respectable Horror, Weird Noir, Noir Carnival and Drag also writes historical fiction as Kit Marlowe and crime as Graham Wynd.

Her bibliography is chock full of short stories, humor, plays and essays, both scholarly and. Maria Edgeworth (1 January – 22 May ) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature.

She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. This book contains both an examination of and an anthology of Finnish folklore from the nineteenth century to the present.

The chapters discuss how folklore has been collect and researched, regional distinctions within the country's traditions, and how traditions have changed in the process of modernization of an agrarian society to an industrialized society/5(6).Folktales from Finland.

Finnish fairy tales retold. The tales below have been modernised and edited to make the reading easier.