Russian folk tales.

  • 242 Pages
  • 2.39 MB
  • English

Foreign Languages Pub. House , Moscow
Tales -- Russia (Federa


Russia (Federa

Statement[Illustrated by T. A. Mavrina and K. V. Kuznetsov]
LC ClassificationsGR190 .R78
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6208916M
LC Control Number56032378

James Riordan collects and translates Russian Folk Tales, illus. by Andrew Breakspeare, both well known ("Vasilissa"; "The Firebird") and lesser known ("The Animals' Revenge"), sometimes adding twists to Western tradition (the Frog Prince becomes a Princess here)/5(3).

Russian Folk Tales. Written by award-winning children's author James Riordan, this book is a beguiling collection of stories set among the wide rivers and snow-covered forests and steppes of Russia--a land still shrouded in mystery in the eyes of the Western reader/5.

A richly illustrated collection of Russian folk tales: Vasilisa the Beautiful; Maria Morevna; The Feather of Finist the Falcon; The Frog-Tsarevna; Tsarevich Ivan, the Firebird and the Grey Wolf. The illustrations included in this edition were created in the early 20th century by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin — a famous Russian illustrator and stage designer, who was inspired by Slavic folklore throughout his Cited by: Words of Wisdom: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev's Collection Alexander Afanasiev, Alexander Kurkin, Kathleen Cook, Irina Zheleznova Published by Raduga Publishers.

Russian Folk-Tales () by Alexander Nikolaevich Afanasyev, translated by Leonard Arthur Magnus. Facing down a city full of assassins out to kill him, Wick heads first to the main branch’s circulation desk, where he inquires about a book: “Russian Folk Tale, Aleksandr Afanasyev, Author: Natalia Winkelman.

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GREAT NECK, NEW YORK. BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY. First Published Reprinted International Standard Book Number Library of Congress Catalog Number PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The collection of Slavic folktales consists of nine books with folktales: 47 Russian folktales, seven Polish folktales, 35 Czech and Slovak folktales, 27 Ukrainian folktales and 34 folktales of.

About: Russian fairy tales are deeply rooted history in Slavic Mythology. They are vibrant, riveting and poetic tales of gods and demons, heroes and witches. Pagan slavic religion had deities for everything, such as water and household spirits; these stories for children taught people about manners, traditions, and warned against natural dangers.

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In the catalog section you can find the most popular Russian gifts and souvenirs. Russian Fairy Tales is a collection of nearly fairy and folktales, collected and published by Alexander Afanasyev between and His literary work was explicitly modeled after Grimm's Fairy Tales.

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from the Russian) Aleksandr Nikolaevich Afanasʹev Snippet view - Russian Fairy Tales by Aleksandr Afanasev is a classic collection of Russian folk tales. Originally published inthis version was translated by Norbert Guterman in In this book there /5(3). Folktales > European folktales > Russian folktales > Folk Tales from the Russian at World of Tales - Stories for children from around the world.

Welcome to our index of 32 of the most famous Russian Fairy tales. Below you can find links to the fairy tales and the complete story translated into English. The stories are famous original Russian children's stories and fairy tales; the translations are our own original translations directly from Russian to English.

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Celtic Fairy Tales. Chinese Folk Tales. Fairy Tales And Stories. Greek And Roman Myths. Classic Myths And Back To Russian Folk Tales. Back To This Week's Tales If you use Facebook or Google+. The tales were recorded by the renowned folklorist Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev (), who collected and published more than Russian folk tales in /5(3).

Unfortunately, Slavic mythology originated in the days when writing was not a norm, and because of this it has never been recorded officially by Slavs but rather by Christian Chroniclers.

Lucky for us it is possible to restore some of the ancient legends thanks to oral folklore, rituals, folk beliefs and such notes made by ancient chroniclers. The Voice of a Culture: Folktales in Russia Ariel Moniz History Every culture across the globe has its own set of beliefs, values, and tales that make up the psyche of its people.

These tales, which often come in the form of what is considered a folktale or fairytale, give others a look into the lives of those people in a way that isFile Size: KB.

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On Folk Tales of Russia. Quite early tales turned into a source of amusement in this country. The Russian people regarded tales with a far less serious attitude than songs, for example.

This difference in treating the two kinds of folk-lore is well expressed in the saying: “Tale is made up, song is true”. Russian Fairy Tales (Book): Book Russian Fairy Tales, collected by Aleksandr Afanas'ev, commentary by Roman Jakobson, revd by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Don't forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel to view more kid stories in English and Russian.

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What makes this book even more exciting is that its compiler has first hand knowledge of the tales, having tracked down storytellers from Moscow to Siberia.'Manchester Evening News - February"Lush watercolors and vignettes capture the magic of the forest and a full range of characters and expressions 5/5(1).Genre/Form: Fairy tales Juvenile works Juvenile books Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Riordan, James, Russian folk-tales.