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Jaan Kross –
An Estonian ambassador

By Cornelius Hasselblatt
ELM 1/2020
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When Estonia gained independence in 1918, one of the first tasks of the new state was to tell the rest of the world that it exists. Diploma...

Job Lisman
Being led by literature

An interview by ELM
ELM 1/2017
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Job Lisman is the editorial director of Prometheus/Bert Bakker Publishers in the Netherlands, which publishes such bestselling authors as Je...

Insanity in Estonian literature

By Maarja Vaino
ELM 1/2016
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According to US literary critic Shoshana Felman, insanity is an obsession of contemporary literature: stories being told are almost exclusiv...

Jaan Kross 80: Three Dialogues

By Eric Dickens
ELM 1/2000
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Characters:Jaan Kross, literary classic, 80 years old on 19th FebruaryEllen Niit, his wife, Estonian writerAksel Tamm, Soviet-time publ...

Literature awards 1998

By Piret Viires
1/1999
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Various literature awards are given in Estonia each year, the most important of which is the national cultural award. In 1998 this pres...