Reading Epic 4: The Kalevala

The Other Tent
Fri 4 Oct
16:30
£7.00

One of the greatest stories you’ve probably never read, The Kalevala is the Finnish national epic. Woven together from oral tales in the 19th-century, it inspired Tolkien, Sibelius and, arguably, Finnish independence. Critic Stuart Kelly considers what it offers today’s reader. [713]

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