publication . Article . 2013

Matthias Johann Eisen mõistatuste kogumise organiseerija ja publitseerijana aastatel 1869-1890

Rein Saukas;
Open Access Estonian
  • Published: 20 Dec 2013 Journal: Mäetagused, volume 21 (issn: 1406-9938, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum
Abstract
Matthias Johann Eisen (1857-1934), the grand old man of folklore collecting in Estonia, published five books. While compiling the first of these, named Eesti rahva mõistatused [The Riddles of Estonian Folk] (1890), during the years 1887-1888, M. J. Eisen organised an interesting collection campaign, which the present article explores in more detail. By the year 1887 M. J. Eisen had come through two principally different periods in his interest in riddles - as a schoolboy he became acquainted with authentic folk repertoire that he recorded in manuscripts; and since 1876 he published his and his friends' self-made riddles in print. While collecting riddles during ...
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free text keywords: Anthropology, Cultural Studies, lcsh:Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology, lcsh:GN301-674, Eastern european, History, Humanities
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