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The historical poetics of Finnish literature

Tampere University
Area of focusSociety

This project produces a new history of Finnish literature in the frame of historical poetics. It examines the emergence of the different forms of literary expression in Finnish literature in a diachronic-contextual frame from the early stages to the present.

The project brings together experts in genre studies, narratology, comics studies, poetry research and literary isms to open up a broad view into the diachronic development of Finnish literature.

Project group

Saija Isomaa
Mari Hatavara
Riikka Rossi
Vesa Haapala
Hanna Samola
Eeva-Liisa Bastman
Leena Romu

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