Additional Resources for Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot

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Aaltonen, Hilkka (compiler). Books in English on Finland: A Bibliographical List of Publications Concerning Finland until 1960, Including Finnish Literature in English Translation . Turku University Library, Turku, 1964.

An exhaustive, unannotated bibliography on Finland Now out of date, but some parts may still be useful.

Alfonso-Karkala, John B. "Transmission of Knowledge by Antero Vipunen to Vainamoinen in Kalevala and by Sukra to Kacha in Mahabharata, "in Proceedings of the 7th Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Vol 2, Comparative Literature Today: Theory and Practice, edited by Eva Kushner and Roman Struc, Kunst and Wissen, Erich Bieber, 1979, pp. 619-23

Alfonso-Karkala examines the symbolism of Vainambinen's quest to obtain three magic words and suggests a Jungian interpretation of the figure of Antero Vipunen.

Bako, Elemer (compiler). Elias Lonnrot and his Kalevala: A Selective Annotated Bibliography with an Introduction to the National Epic of Finland Second Edition Library of Congress, Washington...

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