Studies in finnic folklore

Oinas, Felix J.
Title: Studies in finnic folklore
Authors: Oinas, Felix J. (Author)
Product number: 9517173156
Product form: Paperback
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Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura
Series: Indiana University Uralic and Altaic series vol. 147 Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran toimituksia 387
Edition: 1985
Language: English
Pages: 218
Product family: Literary Studies
Literature
Library classification: 86.2 Suomen ja suomalais-ugrilaisten kielten kirjallisuuden historia ja tutkimus
This collection proposes to make Finnish or Balto-Finnic folklore better known in English-speaking countries.

Contents
Finnic folklore
The Finnic epics
On the structure of the epic Kalevipoeg
Negative parallelism in Karelian-Finnish folklore
Gesture and ballads
The Sower (Sämpsä Pellervoinen's song)
Lemminkäinen and Vavilo
Antero Vipunen
The gigantic bird of Finnish folklore
Väinämöinen's straw stallion
F. R. Faehlmann's myth "Dawn and Dusk"
Jumi - a fertility divinity
Finnish-Karelian Äkräs
Ingrian Kirlouks "Water Spirit"