Leena Kurvet-Käosaar, Lea Rojola

Aino Kallas: Negotiations with Modernity

2011 (This Edition Published)

Main Details
Credits
Editor Leena Kurvet-Käosaar
Editor Lea Rojola
Publisher Series Studia Fennica Litteraria
Publisher Finnish Literature Society • SKS*
Cover/Jacket Design by Timo Numminen
Book Design by Tero Salmén
About/Subject Aino Kallas
Contributor Tiina Kirss
Contributor Lea Rojola
Contributor Kukku Melkas
Contributor Mirjam Hinrikus
Contributor Leena Kurvet-Käosaar
Contributor Silja Vuorikuru
Contributor Liina Lukas
Contributor Rein Undusk
Contributor Sirje Olesk
Contributor Ritva Hapuli
Contributor Maarit Leskelä-Kärki
Contributor Kai Stahl
Contributor Tutta Palin
Date
Copyright 2011
This Edition Published 2011
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-952-222-787-4
Series Number 4
ISSN 0085-6835
ISSN 1458-5278
Format e-Book
Publication Location Helsinki
Genre
Language English
Chapters Leena Kurvet-Käosaar and Lea Rojola
Introduction: Aino Kallas, Negotiations with Modernity

I ALONG THE TRAJECTORIES OF THE NEW WOMAN

Tiina Kirss: Scheherazade's Whisper
Contrapuntal Readings of Aino Kallas and Isak Dinesen

Lea Rojola: “And she felt the desire to speak”
Aino Kallas, Maie Merits, and the Female Voice

Kukku Melkas: From Apocalypse to the New Paradise
Early Ecological Thinking and Aino Kallas’ Work in the 1920s

II CROSSING MODERNITY’S MASTER DISCOURSES

Mirjam Hinrikus: Decadent Modernism and the Imprint of Taine in Aino Kallas’ Young Estonia
Portraits and Trajectories

Leena Kurvet-Käosaar: “The vitality of primeval peasant blood”
The Hereditary Potential of Estonians in the Work of Aino Kallas

Silja Vuorikuru: Following the Traces of Unknown Bathseba

Liina Lukas: Goethe, Master!
Reading Goethe with Aino Kallas and her Contemporaries

Rein Undusk: Does Love Have An Essence?
Existentialist Remarks on Aino Kallas’ Prose Ballads

III LIFE ON THE BORDERS

Sirje Olesk: Aino Kallas on the Boundaries of Finland, Estonia and the World

Ritva Hapuli: “The suitcases in my room”
Aino Kallas as a Traveller and a Travel Writer

Maarit Leskelä-Kärki: Songs of Comfort and Lamentation
Autobiographical Connections in the Texts of the Ageing Aino Kallas

Kai Stahl and Tutta Palin: The Aino Kallas Iconography
Interactive Self-Presentation

Contributors
Notes ePUB

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