Väinö Kirstinä

Väinö Kirstinä (29 January 1936 - 23 September 2007) was a Finnish poet, journalist, translator and critic. He worked for the Finnish Broadcasting Corporation.[1] He was the recipient of the Eino Leino Prize in 1981.[2]

Kirstinä was born in Tyrnävä and went to school in Oulu. He later moved to central Helsinki, which inspired some of his later work.[3]

WorksEdit

PoetryEdit

  • Lakeus (1961)
  • Hitaat auringot (1963)
  • Puhetta (Tammi, 1963)
  • Pitkän tähtäyksen LSD-suunnitelma (Long-term LSD Plan) (Tammi, 1967)[1]
  • Säännöstelty eutanasia (Tammi, 1973)
  • Elämä ilman sijaista (Tammi, 1977) 951-30-4218-9
  • Hiljaisuudesta (Tammi, 1984) ISBN 951-30-6030-6
  • Yötä, päivää (Tammi, 1986) ISBN 951-30-6354-2
  • Vieroitusoireita (Tammi, 1994) ISBN 951-30-8978-9

EssaysEdit

OtherEdit

  • Talo maalla (Tammi, 1969; diary)
  • Runo ja lukija (Weilin + Göös, 1971; textbook)
  • O niin kuin omena (Runogalleria, 1997) ISBN 951-787-045-0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Richard Dauenhauer; Philip Binham (1978). Snow in May: An Anthology of Finnish Writing, 1945-1972. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press. p. 378. ISBN 978-0-8386-1583-6.
  2. ^ Kustantajat.fi
  3. ^ Sascha Bru; Laurence Nuijs; Benedikt Hjartarson; Peter Nicholls, Tania Ørum, Hubert Berg (30 November 2011). Regarding the Popular: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture. Walter de Gruyter. p. 245. ISBN 978-3-11-027469-1.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)