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Literature educator

Raili Inkeri Elovaara, Finnish literature educator. Research grantee, Emil Aaltonen Foundation, Tampere, 1974, Finnish Cultural Foundation, 1976, University Helsinki, 1995. Member of Finnish Society Aesthetics, Finnish Literature Research Society, Finnish Union University Professors.

Background

Elovaara, Raili Inkeri was born on January 3, 1937 in Helsinki. Daughter of Elias Malakias Elovaara and Toini Johanna Kauppinen.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1977.

Career

Research, teaching assistant comparative literature and aesthetics University Helsinki, 1966—1992, professor comparative literature and aesthetics, 1978, 1984—1985, 1990, adjunct professor comparative literature, since 1985. Research fellow literature Academy Finland, Helsinki, 1980—1981, 1985, 1986—1987. Research, teaching assistant literature University Jyväskylä, 1992—1993, full professor Finnish literature, 1993—1998, professor emerita, since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Problem of Identity in Samuel Beckett's Prose, 1976, I Am An Empty Room, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Finnish Society Aesthetics, Finnish Literature Research Society, Finnish Union University Professors.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, swimming.

Connections

father:
Elias Malakias Elovaara

mother:
Toini Johanna Kauppinen