Soothsayer, Mother-of-Song, 'Divine Hooligan' - Betti Alver

Text by by Ele Süvalep

 On 23 November 2006, one hundred years will have passed since the birth of Betti Alver, one of the most remarkable of all Estonian poets. Women have always played a significant, occasionally crucial, role in Estonian poetry. This goes back to pre-literature times, i.e. folk poetry. >>

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