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VIKE-FREIBERGA, Vaira. Logique de la Poésie : Structure et poétique des dainas lettonnes. (Bordeaux) : William Blake & Co. Edit., (2007). First Edition. Pp (8),9-,(8),+ a CD (Les dainas lettonnes) in rear pocket. 8vo, illustrated white wrappers, french flaps, printed in red and black. A study of the poetic form of Latvian dainas. “A daina is a traditional form of music or poetry in the Latvia [sic]. Latvian dainas often feature pre-Christianthemes and legends, drone vocal styles and Baltic zithers (kokle). Dainas are very short, usually only one or two unrhymed stanzas, unrhymed and in afour-footed trochaic metre. Lyrically, dainas concern themselves with nati ve mythology but, in contrast to most similar forms, does not have any legendary heroes. Stories often revolve around pre-Christian deities like the sun goddess Saule, the moon god Meness and, most notably, the life of people, especially its three most important events - birth, wedding and death (including burial).” from Wikipedia. A near fine copy, with CD. 40.00
Title: Logique de la Poésie : Structure et poétique des dainas lettonnes.
Publisher: William Blake & Co, Bordeaux, 2007, ISBN:9782841031610:
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