Johan Ludvig Runeberg

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Discover Johan Ludvig Runeberg, the national poet of Finland, who wrote in the Swedish language and forged a national identity with the power of his poetry. Runeberg’s masterpiece ‘The Tales of Ensign Stål’ is widely regarded as the greatest Finnish epic poem outside the native Kalevala tradition and contains tales of the Finnish War with Russia.  For the first time in digital publishing, Runeberg’s epic and other works are now available in English translation, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)


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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Runeberg’s life and works
* Concise introduction to the epic poem
* THE TALES OF ENSIGN STÅL translated by Clement B. Shaw
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Runeberg’s shorter verse – available in no other collection
* Features a bonus biography – discover Runeberg’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Books
THE TALES OF ENSIGN STÅL
KING FILIAR (Translated by Eiríkr Magnússon)
LYRICAL SONGS, IDYLLS AND EPIGRAMS (Translated by Eiríkr Magnússon)

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Biography
JOHAN LUDVIG RUNEBERG by William Morton Payne

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