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Kersti Merilaas. Life of a Poetess

 

Biography and overview of poetry of Estonian poetess Kersti Merilaas (1913 – 1986)

1989, 272 pages

Publisher: Eesti Raamat; Tallinn, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

Mis sinust saab? (What Will You Be?)

 

Collection of 33 poems, each telling a life-story in 12 lines.

Illustrated by Estonian artist Tõnis Vint.

1989, 40 pages

Publisher: Eesti Raamat; Tallinn, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neljakümne kirja lugu. Katse portreteerida neostalinismi

 

(Story of the Letter of 40 Intellectuals – an inside the USSR dissidents’ view of neo-stalinism)

(with Andres Tarand and Rein Ruutsoo)

Political analyses about famous historical story of Letter of 40 estonian intellectuals, which was sent in November 1980 to the Soviet newspapers.

1990, 224 pages

Publisher: Olion; Tallinn, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Original Letter of 40 Intellectuals Text

 

 

Neljänkymmenen kirje. Kokemuksia neuvostotodellisuudesta

(Story of Letter of 40 intellectuals -- experiences about Soviet reality)

(with Andres Tarand and Rein Ruutsoo)

Translation of Neljakümne kirja lugu into Finnish. Translated by Jaakko Anhava, Tapio Mäkeläinen, and Juhan Kristjan Talve.

1990, 288 pages

Publisher: Otava; Helsinki, Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellesto

Collection of literary manifests, poetry, prose, translations and articles by the Estonian literary group Wellesto

Illustrated by Indrek Hirv

Editor: Sirje Kiin

Contributors: Sirje Kiin (Ruutsoo), Doris Kareva, Mati Hint, Hasso Krull, Louis Hjelmslevile, Ülo Mattheus, Indrek Hirv, Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Toomas Raudam, Jaan Undusk, Peeter Puide, Märt Väljataga, Ene Hölderlin, Tapio Mäkeläinen, Haljand Udam, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Cornelius Hasselblatt, Franz Kafka, Ott Raun, Olev Remsu, Kalju Soa, Ilpo Tiihonen, Maimu Berg, Merca,  Peet Kask, Paul Mõtsküla, Ivar Ivask, Astrid Ivask, Rein Kruus, Linnart Mäll, Kalju Lepik.

1989, 152 pages

Publisher Kaleva; Oulu, Finland

 

 

 

 

Hirme ja arme (Fears and Graces/Scars)

 

Articles and essays about Estonian and Finnish poetry from 1978 – 1992

1993, 304 pages

Publisher: Kupar; Tallinn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eesti Kongress: siis ja praegu Eesti Kongress: siis ja praegu

(Estonian Congress: Then and Now)

(available only in Estonian -- click here to see it)

Collection of history and documents of Estonian Congress (1989-1991).

Written by Sirje Kiin. Congressional documents compiled by Eve Pärnaste

2000

Publisher: Estonian State Chancery; Tallinn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kõik sõltub kultuurist

(Everything Depends on Culture)

Selection of uncensored cultural and political articles from 1997 – 2003, dealing with “open” national ideology and identity

2003, 64 pages

Self-published: Tallinn, Estonia

 

 




Marie Under. Elu, luuletaja identiteet ja teoste vastuvõtt
Marie Under. Elu, luuletaja identiteet ja teoste vastuvõtt
 
(Marie Under. Life, Identity as a Poet and Reception of Poetry)

Tallinn, Tänapäev, 2010, 864 pp.







Marie Under: Europa Reisid
Marie Underi Euroopa-reisid

(European travels of Marie Under. 61 letters to her daughters 1918-1930)

Tallinn, Reisiraamat, 2010,
  159 pp.







Book Title: Is There Just One America?
Kas Ameerika on olemas? Kirjad Madisonist 2005-2009

(Is There Just One America? Letters from Madison 2005-2009)

Tallinn, Tammerraamat, 2011,
  368 pp.






Cover of Marie Under Book 2011
Marie Under. Elu ja luule

Marie Under. Life and Poetry

Tallinn, Tammerraamat, 2011, 672 pp.
Second, shorter popular edition
of my doctorship monography,
published 2009.