Logo

The Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot

Large book cover: The Kalevala

The Kalevala
by

Publisher: Sacred Texts
ISBN/ASIN: 9511101374
Number of pages: 263

Description:
The Kalevala is a book and epic poem which Elias Lonnrot compiled from Finnish and Karelian folklore in the nineteenth century. It is held to be the national epic of Finland and is traditionally thought of as one of the most significant works of Finnish literature.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: Leaves of GrassLeaves of Grass
by
Walt Whitman created a daringly new kind of poetry that became a major force in world literature. First published in 1855 with only twelve poems, it was greeted as the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet contributed.
(14554 views)
Book cover: The Divine ComedyThe Divine Comedy
by - Feedbooks
Led by the souls of Virgil and his love Beatrice, Dante crosses the gulfs of Hell, climbs the mountain of Purgatory and arrives through the spheres of Heaven in the presence of God. This is one of the most influential works in the Western canon.
(10211 views)
Book cover: Standing in a CloudStanding in a Cloud
by - Bibliotastic.com
The book is for the connoisseur of fine poetry. It has Sir Walter Scott's epic sweep, Arthur Schopenhauer's Wille zum Leben, and Shelley's fluidity of movement, among other qualities, all distilled with Dennis Thomas' characteristic aplomb.
(6043 views)
Book cover: Moonlit JourneyMoonlit Journey
by
Please join me on this quest through dark passages -- yet there are rays of hope throughout as we seek paradise. This book contains a range of poetic and prosaic writing styles in one compilation that is thick with liminalism and imagery.
(5448 views)