A Brief History of Finnish Literature

by Piero Scaruffi (E-mail)
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"Missale Aboense" (1488) [h]
Mikael Agricola (Finland, 1510): "Rucouskiria Bibliasta" (1544) [h]
Paavali Juusten (Finland, 1512): "Se Pyhae Messu" (1572) [h]
Jacobus Petri Finno (Finland, 1540): "Hymn Book" (1583) [p]
Ericus Erici Sorolainen (Finland, 1546): "Postilla" (1625) [h]
Daniel Juslenius (Finland, 1676): "Aboa Vetus et Nova" (1700) [h]
Henrik-Gabriel Porthan (Finland, 1739): "De Poesi Fennica" (1778) [h]
Elias Loennrot (Finland, 1802): "Kalevala" (1849) [p] +
Aleksis "Kivi" Stenvall (Finland, 1834): "Seitsemaen Veljestae/ The Seven Brothers" (1870) +
Aleksis "Kivi" Stenvall (Finland, 1834): "Nummisuutarit/ The Heath Shoemakers" (1864) [t]
Minna Canth (Finland, 1844): "Murtovarkaus" (1880) [t]
Minna Canth (Finland, 1844): "Papin Perhe/ The Pastor's Family" (1891) [t] +
Minna Canth (Finland, 1844): "Tyoemiehen Vaimo/ The Worker's Wife" (1885) [t]
Juhani Aho (Finland, 1861): "Rautatie/ Railway" (1884)
Juhani Aho (Finland, 1861): "Papin Tytaer/ Pastor's Daughter" (1885)
Juhani Aho (Finland, 1861): "Yksin/ Alone" (1890) +
Juhani Aho (Finland, 1861): "Papin Rouva/ Pastor's Wife" (1893) +
Juhani Aho (Finland, 1861): "Juha" (1911)
Arvid Jaernefelt (Finland, 1861): "Maaemon Lapsia" (1905)
Arvid Jaernefelt (Finland, 1861): "Isaenmaa/ Fatherland" (1893)
Aino Malmberg (Finland, 1865): "Ystaevyyttae/ Friendship" (1903)
Johannes Linnankoski (Finland, 1869): "Laulu Tulipunaisesta Kukasta/ The Song of the Blood-Red Flower" (1905)
Otto Manninen (Finland, 1872): "Matkamies/ Traveler" (1938) [p]
Volter Kilpi (Finland, 1874): "Alastalon Salissa" (1933) +
Volter Kilpi (Finland, 1874): "Pitaejaen Pienempiae/ The Humbler People of the Parish" (1934)
Volter Kilpi (Finland, 1874): "Kirkolle/ On the Way to the Church" (1937)
Ilmari Kianto (Finland, 1874): "Ryysyrannan Jooseppi" (1924) +
Ilmari Kianto (Finland, 1874): "Punainen Viiva/ The Red Line" (1909)
Eino Leino (Finland, 1878): "Helkavirsiae/ Helka-hymns" (1903) [p]
Eino Leino (Finland, 1878): "Talviyoe/ Winter Night" (1905) [p]
Eino Leino (Finland, 1878): "Halla/ Frost" (1908) [p] +
Eino Leino (Finland, 1878): "Simo Hurtta" (1919) [p]
Maria Jotuni (Finland, 1880): "Miehen Kylkiluu/ Man's Rib" (1914) [t] +
Maria Jotuni (Finland, 1880): "Klaus Louhikon Herra/ Klaus the Master of Louhikko" (1941) [t]
Joel Lehtonen (Finland, 1881): "Paholaisen Viulu" (1904)
Joel Lehtonen (Finland, 1881): "Putkinotko/" (1920) +
Hilja Onerva Lehtinen (Finland, 1882): "Mirdja" (1908)
Veikko Koskenniemi (Finland, 1885): "Elegioia/ Elegies" (1917) [p]
Frans-Eemil Sillanpaeae (Finland, 1888): "Hurskas Kurjuus/ Meek Heritage" (1919)
Frans-Eemil Sillanpaeae (Finland, 1888): "Silja Nuorena Nukkunut/ Silja Fallen Asleep While Young" (1931) +
Urho Karhumaeki (Finland, 1891): "Avoveteen" (1936)
Aaro Hellaakoski (Finland, 1893): "Jaeaepeili" (1928) [p]
Martti "P. Mustapaeae" Haavio (Finland, 1899): "Jaeaehyvaeiset Arkadialle" (1945) [p]
Lauri Viljanen (Finland, 1900): "Taehtikeinu" (1926) [p]
Katri Vala (Finland, 1901): "Poems" (1944) [p]
Frans-Uuno "Uuno Kailas" Salonen (Finland, 1901): "Silmaestae Silmaeaen/ From Eye To Eye" (1926) [p]
Frans-Uuno "Uuno Kailas" Salonen (Finland, 1901): "Uni Ja Kuolema/ Sleep and Death" (1931) [p] +
Kaarlo Sarkia (Finland, 1902): "Unen Kaivo" (1939) [p]
Toivo Pekkanen (Finland, 1902): "Tehtaan Varjossa/ In The Factory's Shadow" (1932)
Toivo Pekkanen (Finland, 1902): "Jumalan Myllyt" (1946)
Toivo Pekkanen (Finland, 1902): "Lapsuuteni/ My Childhood" (1953)
Toivo Pekkanen (Finland, 1902): "Demooni" (1939) [t]
Unto Seppaenen (Finland, 1904): "Markku ja Haenen Sukunsa/ Mark and His Family" (1939)
Pentti Haanpaeae (Finland, 1905): "Vaeaepeli Sadon Tapaus" (1955)
Helvi Haemaelaeinen (Finland, 1907): "Lumous" (1934)
Helvi Haemaelaeinen (Finland, 1907): "Saeaedyllinen Murhenaeytelmae/ A Dignified Tragedy" (1939) +
Helvi Haemaelaeinen (Finland, 1907): "Sokeat Laehteet" (1967) [p]
Helvi Haemaelaeinen (Finland, 1907): "Ukupolveni Unta/ Dreams of My Generation" (1988) [p]
Mika Waltari(Finland, 1908): "Sinuhe Egyptil„inen/ Sinuhe The Egyptian" (1945)
Walentin Chorell (Finland, 1912): "Miriam" (1958)
Walentin Chorell (Finland, 1912): "Fabian Oeppnar Portarna" (1949) [t]
Walentin Chorell (Finland, 1912): "Madame" (1954) [t]
Saima Harmaja (Finland, 1913): "Huhtikuu" (1932) [p]
Eila Pennanen (Finland, 1916): "Himmun Rakkaudet" (1971)
Lauri Viita (Finland, 1916): "Moreeni" (1950)
Lauri Viita (Finland, 1916): "Kukunor" (1949) [p]
Lauri Viita (Finland, 1916): "Suutarikin Suuri Viisas" (1961) [p]
Thomas Warburton (Finland, 1918): "Du Maenniska/ Thou Man" (1942) [p]
Kalle Paeaetalo (Finland, 1919): "Viimeinen Savotta" (1966)
Vaeinoe Linna (Finland, 1920): "Tuntematon Sotilas/ The Unknown Soldier" (1954)
Vaeinoe Linna (Finland, 1920): "Taeaellae Pohjantaehden Alla/ Here Beneath the North Star" (1963) +
Eeva-Liisa Manner (Finland, 1921): "Orfiset Laulut" (1960) [p]
Eeva Joenpelto (Finland, 1921): "Neito Kulkee Vetten Paeaellae/ The Maiden Walks upon the Water" (1955)
Aila Meriluoto (Finland, 1924): "Lasimaalaus" (1946) [p]
Aila Meriluoto (Finland, 1924): "Sairas Tyttoe Tanssii" (1952) [p]
Henrik Tikkanen (Finland, 1924): "Doedens Venedig" (1973)
Marja-Liisa Vartio (Finland, 1924): "Mies Kuin Mies Tyttoe Kuin Tyttoe/ Man Like Man Girl Like Girl" (1958)
Bo Carpelan (Finland, 1926): "I De Moerka Rummen i De Ljusa/ In Dark Rooms and in Light" (1977) [p]
Bo Carpelan (Finland, 1926): "Axel" (1986)
Veikko Huovinen (Finland, 1927): "Hirri" (1950)
Tuomas Anhava (Finland, 1927): "36 Runoja" (1958) [p]
Tuomas Anhava (Finland, 1927): "Kuudes Kirja/ The Sixth Book" (1966) [p]
Pentti Holappa (Finland, 1927): "Ystaevaen Muotokuva/ Portrait of a Friend" (1988)
Veijo Meri (Finland, 1928): "Manillakoeysi/ The Manila Rope" (1957)
Veijo Meri (Finland, 1928): "Sergeantens Pojke" (1972)
Lassi Nummi (Finland, 1928): "Kaksoiskuva" (1982) [p]
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Rikas Ja Koeyhae" (1955)
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Pojat" (1958)
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Jumala on Kauneus" (1959)
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Mummoni and Mannerheim/ Grandma and Mannerheim" (1962) +
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Sissiluutnantti" (1963)
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Aika Ja Uni" (1993)
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Marian Rakkaus" (1994)
Paavo Rintala (Finland, 1930): "Faustus" (1996) +
Christer Kihlman (Finland, 1930): "Se Upp Salige" (1960)
Christer Kihlman (Finland, 1930): "Den Blae Modern/ The Blue Mother" (1963)
Christer Kihlman (Finland, 1930): "Maenniskan Som Skalv/ The Man Who Collapsed" (1971)
Christer Kihlman (Finland, 1930): "Gerdt Bladhs Undergaeng/ The Downfall of Gerdt Bladh" (1987)
Antti Hyry (Finland, 1931): "Kevaettae Ja Syksyae" (1958)
Paavo Haavikko (Finland, 1931): "Talvipalatsi/ The Winter Palace" (1959) [p] +
Paavo Haavikko (Finland, 1931): "Kaksikymmentae Ja Yksi" (1974) [p]
Paavo Haavikko (Finland, 1931): "Vuodet" (1962)
Paavo Haavikko (Finland, 1931): "Kuningas Laehtee Ranskaan/ The King Goes Forth to France" (1974) [t]
Paavo Haavikko (Finlandia, 1931): "Agricola ja Kettu" (1968) [t]
Paavo Haavikko (Finlandia, 1931): "Ratsumies" (1974) [t]
Paavo Haavikko (Finland, 1931): "Soitannollinen Ilta Viipurissa 1918/ A Musical Evening in Viipuri in the Year 1918" (1978) [t] +
Paavo Haavikko (Finlandia, 1931): "Kullervon Tarina" (1982) [t]
Arvo Salo (Finland, 1932): "Lapualaisooppera/ Lapua Opera" (1966) [t]
Joern Donner (Finland, 1933): "Isae Ja Poika/ Father And Son" (1985) +
Joern Donner (Finland, 1933): "Nu Maste Du" (1974)
Matti Rossi (Finland, 1934): "Naeytelmaen Henkiloet" (1966) [p]
Eino Saisa (Finland, 1935): "Kukkivat Roudan Maat" (1971)
Erno Paasilinna (Finland, 1935): "Kadonnut Armeija" (1977)
Aapo Niemi-Junkola (Finland, 1935): "Lintujen Aika" (1965)
Maerta Tikkanen (Finland, 1935): "Arhundradets Kaerlekssaga/ The Love Story of the Century" (1978)
Hannu Salama (Finland, 1936): "Juhannustanssit/ St John's Dance" (1964)
Hannu Salama (Finland, 1936): "Kommer Upp i Toe" (1974)
Martti Joenpolvi (Finland, 1936): "Tupakkakauppiaan Moraali" (1986)
Pentti Saarikoski (Finland, 1937): "Runot Ja Hipponaksin Runot" (1959) [p] +
Pentti Saarikoski (Finland, 1937): "Tanssilattia Vuorella" (1977) [p]
Pentti Saarikoski (Finland, 1937): "Tanssiinkutsu" (1980) [p]
Pentti Saarikoski (Finland, 1937): "Haemaeraen Tanssit" (1983) [p]
Claes Andersson (Finland, 1937): "Under" (1984) [p]
Laila Hirvisaari (Finland, 1938): "Lehmusten Kaupunki/ City of the Lindens" (1972)
Marja-Leena Mikkola (Finland, 1939): "Tyttoe Kuin Kitara" (1964)
Sirkka Turkka (Finland, 1939): "Tule Takaisin Pikku Sheba/ Come Back Little Sheba" (1986) [p]
Rakel Liehu (Finland, 1939): "Kubisseja/ Cubisms" (1992) [p]
Rakel Liehu (Finland, 1939): "Skorpionin Sydaen/ The Scorpion's Heart" (1998) [p]
Kari Aronpuro (Finland, 1940): "Peltiset Enkelit" (1964) [p]
Nils-Aslak Valkeapaeae (Finland, 1940): "Beaivi Ahcazan" (1990) [p]
Birgitta Boucht (Finland, 1940): "Mariposa" (1999)
Juhani Peltonen (Finland, 1941): "Oudot Minaet" (1966) [p]
Juhani Peltonen (Finland, 1941): "Felix Navitan Etu" (1967) [p]
Juhani Peltonen (Finland, 1941): "Salomo Ja Ursula" (1967)
Juhani Peltonen (Finland, 1941): "Valaan Merkkejae" (1973) +
Pekka Kejonen (Finland, 1941): "Uskottomat" (1966)
Pentti Saaritsa (Finland, 1941): "Pakenevat Merkit/ Fugitive Signs" (1965) [p]
Arto Paasilinna (Finland, 1942): "Aurinkopunos" (1998) [p]
Veijo Baltzar (Finland, 1942): "Musta Ruoska/ The Black Ribbon" (1981) [t]
Kaari-Marjatta Utrio (Finland, 1942): "Pirita Karjalan Tytaer/ Pirita Daughter of Karelia" (1972)
Kaari-Marjatta Utrio (Finland, 1942): "Vaskilintu/ Copper Bird" (1992)
Risto Ahti (Finland, 1943): "Talvi on Harha" (1967) [p]
Risto Ahti (Finland, 1943): "Vain Tahallaan Voi Rakastaa" (2001) [p]
Timo Mukka (Finland, 1944): "Maa On Syntinen Laulu/ The Earth is a Sinful Song" (1964)
Antti Tuuri (Finland, 1944): "Talvisota" (1984)
Antti Tuuri (Finland, 1944): "Pohjanmaa" (1985)
Matti Pulkkinen (Finland, 1944): "Romaanihenkiloen Kuolema" (1985)
Jarkko Laine (Finland, 1947): "Savukkeen Sininen Ajatus/ A Blue Thought of A Cigarette" (1997) [p]
Fredrik Lang (Finland, 1947): "Den Aektenskapliga Komedin/ Comedy of Marriage" (2002)
Leena Krohn (Finland, 1947): "Tainaron" (1985)
Leena Krohn (Finland, 1947): "Matemaattisia Olioita Tai Jaettuja Unia/ Mathematical Beings or Shared Dreams" (1997) +
Leena Krohn (Finland, 1947): " Pereat mundus" (1998)
Arja Tiainen (Finland, 1947): "Nukun Silmaet Auki" (1971) [p]
Annika Idstroem (Finland, 1947): "Veljeni Sebastian/ My Brother Sebastian" (1990)
Annika Idstroem (Finland, 1947): "Pelon Maantiede/ The Geography of Fear" (1995) +
Leena Krohn (Finland, 1947): "Unelmakuolema/ A Dream Death" (2004)
Joni Skiftesvik (Finland, 1948): "Pystyyn Haudattu" (1984)
Pirkko Saisio (Finland, 1949): "Kainin Tytaear/ The Daughter of Cain" (1994)
Hannu Niklander (Finland, 1951): "Aurinko Katsoo Taakseen" (1999)
Esa Sariola (Finland, 1951): "Kuolemaani Saakka" (1986)
Tiina Krohn (Finland, 1951): "Valaistu Manner/ Illuminated mainland" (1996)
Marianne Peltomaa (Finland, 1951): "Matka" (2000)
Marianne Peltomaa (Finland, 1951): "En Riktig Familj/ A Suitable Family" (2002)
Marianne Backlen (Finland, 1952): "Pa Andra Sidan Finska Viken/ Across the Gulf of Finland" (1997)
Lars Sund (Finland, 1953): "Eriks Bok" (2003)
Anja Snellman (Finland, 1954): "Sonja O. Kavi Taeaellae/ Sonja O. Was Here" (1981)
Olli Jalonen (Finland, 1954): "Isaeksi Ja Tyttaereksi/ Becoming Father and Daughter" (1990)
Juha Seppaelae (Finland, 1956): "Suomen Historia" (1998)
Hannu Raittila (Finland, 1956): "Ei Minulta Mitaeaen Puutu/ I Shall Not Want" (1998)
Hannu Raittila (Finland, 1956): "Canal Grande" (2001)
Juha Ruusuvuori (Finland, 1957): "Nokian Nuoriso-ohjaaja" (2003)
Kari Hotakainen (Finland, 1957): "Juoksuhaudantie/ The Trench Road" (2002) +
Pirjo Hassinen (Finland, 1957): "Voimanaiset/ Power-woman" (1996)
Pirjo Hassinen (Finland, 1957): "Viimeinen syli/ The Last Embrace" (1998) +
Pirjo Hassinen (Finland, 1957): "Jouluvaimo/ Mother Christmas" (2002)
Johanna Sinisalo (Finland, 1958): "Ennen Paeivaenlaskua Ei Voi/ Not Before Sundown" (2000)
Harri Sirola (Finland, 1958): "Jeesus Enkelinpoika Nasaretilainen" (2001)
Rosa Liksom (Finland, 1958): "Kreisland" (1996) +
Markus Nummi (Finland, 1959): "Kadonnut Pariisi" (1994)
Jari Tervo (Finland, 1959): "Myyrae" (2004)
Jari Tervo (Finland, 1959): "Pohjan Hovi" (1992)
Lauri Otonkoski (Finland, 1959): "Olo/ Being" (2002) [p]
Monika Fagerholm (Finland, 1961): "Underbara Kvinnor Vid Vatten/ Wonderful Women by the Water" (1994)
Helena Sinervo (Finland, 1961): "Sininen Anglia" (1996) [p]
Helena Sinervo (Finland, 1961): "Runoilijan Talossa/ In the House of the Poet" (2004)
Jyrki Kiiskinen (Finland, 1963): "Kun Elaen" (1999) [p]
Asko Sahlberg (Finland, 1964): "Eksyneet" (2001)
Leena Lehtolainen (Finland, 1964): "Ensimmaeinen Murhani/ My First Murder" (1994)
Anna-Leena Haerkoenen (Finland, 1965): "Haeraentappoase" (1988)
Petri Tamminen (Finland, 1966): "Piiloutujan Maa/ The Land of the Hider" (2002)
Jouni Inkala (Finland, 1966): "Taessae Sen Reuna" (1992) [p]
Markku Paasonen (Finland, 1967): "From Voittokulku/ Triumphal March" (2001) [p]
Markus Jaeaeskelaeinen (Finland, 1969): "Kunnes Muuta Naeen/ Until I See Something Else" (1994) [p]
Marko Kitti (Finland, 1970): "Viidakko" (2003)
Saila Susiluoto (Finland, 1971): "Huoneiden Kirja/ A Book of Rooms" (2003) [p]
Riku Korhonen (Finland, 1972): "Kahden Ja Yhden Yoen Tarinoita/ Tales from Two and One Nights" (2003)
Jusa Peltoniemi (Finland, 1973): "Jaeaehyvaeiset Sukuromaanille" (2000)
Ranya ElRamly (Finland, 1974): "Auringon Asema/ The Position of the Sun" (2002) +
Kira Poutanen (Finland, 1974): "Ihana Meri/ The Wonderful Sea" (2001)
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