Nuori Voima

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Nuori Voima
Former editorsMartti-Tapio Kuuskoski
CategoriesLiterary magazine
FrequencyFive times a year
Founded1908;115 years ago (1908)
CompanyNuoren Voiman Liitto
Country Finland
Based in Helsinki
Language Finnish
Website Nuori Voima

Nuori Voima (Finnish: Youthful Vigor) is a Finnish literary and cultural magazine which has been published since 1908. It is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. [1] Both the magazine and its parent organization, Nuoren Voiman Liitto, are among the well-respected institutions in Finland. [2]


History and profile

Nuori Voima was founded in 1908. [1] [2] [3] The magazine was founded and published by the Nuoren Voiman Liitto (Finnish: The Union of Young Powers), a non-profit literature organization. [4] [5] It comes out five times a year. [1] The magazine produces thematic issues [3] and features literary work and articles written about art, philosophy, culture and society. [1] It has a twice per year literary critic supplement, Kritiikki. [1]

Some of the significant international contributors to Nuori Voima include French philosophers Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida and Michel Foucault as well as Jacques Lacan. [2] The magazine also featured work by Walter Benjamin, Mikhail Bakhtin and Peter Sloterdijk. [2] Finnish poet Olavi Paavolainen started his career in the magazine. [6]

Martti-Tapio Kuuskoski served as the editor-in-chief of Nuori Voima. [3]

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