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  1. To be sure, J.L. Runeberg is Finland's national poet but rare would be the Finn who would not feel like entering a different world in reading his works. Runeberg wrote in Swedish at a time when Finland was ruled by the Russian emperor. His works have been translated into Finnish. Yet, Runeberg had a contagious and probably unique nterest in the life of the common rural Finnish people and, according to one source (Godenhjelm), was the only poet in history to celebrate the life of common country f [...]

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