Echoes of Cosmic Events and Global Politics in Moominvalley: Cosmic and Astronomical Sources of Incitement in Tove Jansson’s Comet in Moominland

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Markkanen, T.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Estonian Association of the History and Philosophy of Science
  • Journal: Acta Baltica Historiae et Philosophiae Scientiarum (issn: 2228-2009, eissn: 2228-2017)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.11590/abhps.2016.1.02
  • Subject: B1-5802 | 115 Astronomy, Space science | 6122 Literature studies | Tove Jansson | apocalypse | science inspiring arts | scientific instruments | Philosophy (General) | D1-2009 | History (General) | Moomins

Tove Jansson is known worldwide as the mother of the Moomins. She was a visual artist and writer. The first Moomin books deal with the threat of apocalypse. The 1946 book about the comet approaching the Earth is interesting because of the changes Jansson made in the ... View more