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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.

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Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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: ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Malaysia (2009)

by Ooi Keat Gin

Hashim and Ruslan Rainis. Urban Ecosystem Studies in Malaysia: A Study of Change. Australia: Universal, 2004.

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Scrabble value of R1A1I1N1I1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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