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What Kalevipoeg Means to Me

After my Kalevipoeg essay for an Estonian Culture class in an English language Baltic Studies program at the University of Tartu,  I was asked about what the story had meant to me. This was my response. As a wannabe writer, … Continue reading

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Essay on Kalevipoeg

This was an essay I wrote a few years ago about the Estonian epic Kalevipoeg. Like Kalevala was for the Finns,Kalevipoeg was a conscious attempt to create the Estonian nation’s version of Greek epics such as The Iliad, and The … Continue reading

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