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Who is Rainis?
Rainis was the pseudonym of Jānis Pliekšāns, a Latvian poet, playwright, translator, and politician. Rainis' works include the classic plays Uguns un nakts and Indulis un Ārija, and a highly regarded translation of Goethe's Faust. His works had a profound influence on the literary Latvian language, and the ethnic symbolism he employed in his major works has been central to Latvian nationalism.
- also known as Janis Rainis; Rainis, Jānis; Jānis Pliekšāns
- born on (150 years ago) in Dunava parish, child of Krišjānis Pliekšāns and Dārta Grikovska
- ethnicity: Latvians
- nationality: Latvia
- profession: Politician, playwright, translator, poet
- died on (86 years ago) in Majori
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Fourth Edition by Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul Rouzer
Rainis (pseud. of Janis PliekSans, 186541929), however, synthesized national hist. and mythology with a secular love of all humanity. Aspazija (pseud. of Elza ...
The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)
by John Clute, John Grant
Janis Rainis (real name Janis Plieksans; 1865-1929) created a drama based on Pumpurs's poem: ...
by Ooi Keat Gin
Hashim and Ruslan Rainis. Urban Ecosystem Studies in Malaysia: A Study of Change. Australia: Universal, 2004.
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