"The Story of Kullervo" and Essays on Kalevala

  title={"The Story of Kullervo" and Essays on Kalevala},
  author={J. R. R. Tolkien and Verlyn Flieger},
  journal={Tolkien Studies},
  pages={211 - 278}
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