Venla Sykäri

Venla Sykäri is a Ph.D. candidate in folklore studies at the University of Helsinki. Over the last ten years, she has been engaged in long-term field research on the contemporary oral poetry in Crete, and is currently preparing a comprehensive presentation of the local tradition of rhyming couplets for her dissertation. The theoretical objective of her work is to show how this kind of dialogic oral tradition brings improvisation and individual creativity to the heart of the verbal art.

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