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Title Religion, myth, and folklore in the world's epics : the Kalevala and its predecessors / edited by Lauri Honko.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1990.


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Series Religion and society ; 30
Religion and society (Hague, Netherlands) ; 30.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Kalevala.
Lönnrot, Elias.
Epic literature -- History and criticism.
Religion in literature.
Myth in literature.
Folklore in literature.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents ""List of Authors""; ""Prologue""; ""The Kalevala and the World�s Epics: An Introduction""; ""Models""; ""The Homeric Epics and Greek Cultural Identity""; ""Virgil�s Aeneid as Homeric, National and Universal Epic""; ""The Old Norse Analogue: Eddic Poetry and Fornaldarsaga""; ""Kalevala and Nibelungenlied: The Problem of Oral and Written Composition""; ""Macpherson�s Ossian: Ballad Origins and Epic Ambitions""; ""Epic Cycles as the Basis for the Kalevala""; ""The Kalevala as Epic""; ""The Kalevala: The Processual View""; ""The Reception of the Kalevala and Its Impact on the Arts""
""Points of Comparison""""Europe""; ""The Kalevala and the Epic Traditions of Europe""; ""The Kalevala and Kalevipoeg""; ""Russian and Finnish Epic Songs""; ""The VÃ?inÃ?möinen Poems and the South Slavic Oral Epos""; ""Epics of the Eastern Uralic Peoples""; ""Frederic Mistralâ€?s Poem Mireille and ProvenÃal Identity""; ""Africa""; ""Is Epic Oral or Written?""; ""Identity and Epics: African Examples""; ""Arabic Folk Epics""; ""Asia""; ""The Iranian Book of Kings: A Comparativistic View""; ""Motif Correspondences between Mongolian Epics and the Kalevala""
""The Singers of the King Gesar Epic""""The Life and History of the Epic King Gesar in Ladakh""; ""Epics in China""; ""The Yukar of the Ainu and Its Historical Background""; ""Epilogue""; ""The Role of Mythologism, Past and Present""; ""The Kalevala: Problems of Interpretation and Identity""; ""Index of Names""; ""Index of Epics and Epic Heroes""
Other Author Honko, Lauri.
Other Title Print version: Religion, myth, and folklore in the world's epics. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1990 0899256252