General treatments – books in English

Monographs, dissertations

Arne Merilai, Estonian pragmapoetics, from poetry and fiction to philosophy and genetics. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023, xi+267 pp. [See contents.]
Benedikts Kalnačs, 20th Century Baltic Drama: Postcolonial Narratives, Decolonial Options. Aisthesis Verlag, 2016, 235 pp.
Endel Mallene, Estonian literature in the early 1970s. Authors, books and trends of development. Translated by G. Liiv. Tallinn: Eesti Raamat, 1978, 117 pp.
George Kurman, Literatures in contact: Finland and EstoniaNew York: Estonian Learned Society in America, 1972, 196 pp. [Bibliography 167-191 pp].
Endel Nirk, Estonian literature: historical survey with biobibliographical appendix. Translated by A. Hone, O. Mutt. Tallinn: Eesti Raamat, 1970, 416 pp. [2nd ed: 1987.]
Arvo Mägi, Estonian literature: an outlineStockholm: Baltic Humanitarian Association, 1968, 109 pp. [Translated from the Estonian original by Elga Eliaser]. 

Ants Oras, Estonian literature in exile: an essay. With a bio-bibliographical appendix by Bernard Kangro. Lund: Eesti Kirjanike Kooperatiiv, 1967, 88 pp.
Kalju Kääri, Harald Peep, A glimpse into Soviet Estonian literature. Tallinn: Eesti Raamat, 1965, 51 pp.
E. Howard Harris, Estonian Literature in Exile. London: Boreas Publishing, 1949, 40 pp.
E. Howard Harris, Literature in Estonia. London: Boreas Publishing, 1943, 75 pp. [Short overview of Estonian literary history. Texts by F.R. Kreutzwald, L. Koidula, Juhan Liiv, G. Suits, J. Semper, B. Alver, H. Visnapuu, M. Under, H. Talvik. 2nd ed. London. 1947, 80 pp.]
Elisabeth Judas, Russian influences on Estonian literature: a study of Jakob Tamm and Anton H. TammsaareLos Angeles: Wetzel, 1941, 159 pp. [submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Philosophy, Columbia University, in 1938].


Article collections

Finno-Ugrians and Indo-Europeans: Linguistic and Literary Contacts. Proceedings of the Symposium at the University of Groningen, November 22-24, 2001. Ed by Cornelius Hasselblatt, Rogier Blokland. Studia Fenno-Ugrica Groningana 2. Maastricht: Shaker, 2002, 433 pp.
Estonian poetry and language. Studies in honor of Ants Oras. Ed by Viktor Kõressaar, Aleksis Rannit. Stockholm: Vaba Eesti; New York: Estonian Learned Society in America, 1965, 301 pp.