KAARLE KROHN: IN MEMORIAM. Oskar LOORITS.

KAARLE KROHN: IN MEMORIAM

Tartu: K. Mattieseni, 1935. First Edition. Kaarle Krohn was a Finnish folklorist, professor and developer of the geographic-historic method of folklore research. He is best known outside of Finland for his contributions to international folktale research. He devoted most of his life to the study of the epic poetry that forms the basis for the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala. Loorits [1900–1961) was an Estonian folklorist. He initially studied folklore at the University of Tartu and obtained his doctorate in 1926. Between 1927 and 1941, he was a lecturer in Estonian and Comparative Folklore, also being a director of the Estonian Folklore Archives. Tall 8vo., white printed wraps; 8 pages. Item #56633

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