Snow in May: An Anthology of Finnish Writing, 1945-1972

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Richard Dauenhauer, Philip Binham
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1978 - Literary Criticism - 389 pages
The first major anthology of Finnish literature in translation, containing substantial representation of most major figures of the postwar period. The primary material is supplemented by essays and translations of essays by writers, scholars, and critics.
 

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Contents

Preface by Philip Binham
7
Introduction
13
JAAKKO A AHOKAS The Short Story in Finnish Literature
29
WILLIAM KNIGHT Some General Notes on What Contemporary
41
The Fifties and After
48
A Literary Portrait
58
Paavo
67
LASSI NUMMI At the Sea Gate of the Palace
98
ANTTI HYRY Dam
233
MARJALEENA MIKKOLA Boy for a Summer
249
VEIKKO HUOVINEN Before Beirut
259
TIMO K MUKKA The Wolf
276
Swedishlanguage Prose
283
DRAMA
289
PAAVO HAAVIKKO The Superintendent
321
Swedishlanguage Drama
335

Finnishlanguage Poets
105
Swedishlanguage Poets
185
PHOTOGRAPHS
199
PROSE
221
BIOGRAPHIES
376
BIBLIOGRAPHY
387
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Nora Marks Dauenhauer, whose first language is Tlingit, and Richard L. Dauenhauer, former poet laureate of Alaska, have collaborated on the three previous volumes in the series Classics of Tlingit Oral Literature.

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