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The Kanteletar By Keith Bosley

The Kanteletar by Keith Bosley

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This selection from the Kanteletar, the lyric companion to the Finnish epic poem, the Kalevala contains lyrics and ballads that celebrate the everyday life of a rural society at work and play.

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The Kanteletar: Lyrics and Ballads After Oral Tradition by Keith Bosley

This is the first appearance in the English-speaking world of the companion volume to the great Finnish epic The Kalevala (also available in the World's Classics). The Kanteletar , roughly `zither-daughter', is a selection from a treasury of nearly seven hundred lyrics and ballads, based on oral tradition, and celebrates the everyday life of a rural society as work and play - hunting, dancing, marrying, caring for children, and much else. This book is intended for students of comparative literature, students of Finnish and Finno-Ugrian languages, and cultural anthropologists.

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The Kanteletar: Lyrics and Ballads After Oral Tradition by Keith Bosley
Used - Very Good
Oxford University Press
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