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THE ORIGINS OF ESTONIAN LITERATURE AND ITS INITIAL
Folklore the unwritten literature of the Estonian people
Folk poetry 23 The narrative and miniature genres of folklore
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abroad achievements activities Aino Kallas artistic attitude Baltic Baltic-German Barbarus became began Bernard Kangro born bourgeois bourgeois Estonia bourgeoisie century character characteristic collections of short comedy contemporary critical realism cultural democratic depiction drama elements epic Esto Estonian language Estonian literature Estonian poetry Estonian Soviet Estonian writers expression fascist Finnish folklore generalisation genre German historical human ideas influence intellectual Jakobson Juhan Liiv Kalevipoeg Koidula Kreutzwald large number later Learned Estonian Society literary lyrical mainly manner Metsanurk moods narrative national movement native nature nian Noor-Eesti novel outstanding patriotic peasant period plays poems poet poetic political popular post-war Postimees problems produced proletarian prose psychological published Raud realistic revolution revolutionary romantic Russian Saaremaa satirical Semper short stories Smuul social socialist society songs Soviet literature Soviet Union struggle subject-matter Tallinn Tammsaare Tartu Tartu University themes tion topical traditional translated trend Tuglas verse Vilde written wrote young