Publisher: Finnish Literature Society (December 31, 2002)
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the new fascination in Finnish folklore stories with renowned proposal and the values and feelings encoded in oral culture all started with the belief that the substantial collections of the Finnish folklore documents nonetheless have a lot to provide the modern day researcher. those archive fabrics weren't merely gathered through students, but additionally by means of the standard rural population attracted to their very own traditions, by means of performers and their audiences. With its myriad voices, this physique of resource fabric therefore offers new avenues for the researcher trying to penetrate well known idea. What does oral culture let us know concerning the method its performers imagine and believe? What different types of ideals and ideas are transmitted in conventional songs and narratives? views from the research of mentalities and cultural cognition learn offer a framework for investigating those concerns. This selection of articles covers age-old myths and global perspectives, options of witchcraft and the satan stretching again to the center a long time, and the values and collective feelings of Finnish and Hungarian agrarian groups.