By Jack V. Haney

ISBN-10: 0765623056

ISBN-13: 9780765623058

This anthology gathers a vast number of Russian folktales, legends, and anecdotes, and comprises worthwhile positive aspects that cause them to extra available and fascinating for English-language readers. Editor Jack V. Haney has chosen the superior stories from his seven-volume "Complete Russian Folktale" assortment and additional examples of anecdotes and the lengthy 'serial stories' advised within the some distance north.The 114 stories incorporated the following symbolize each style present in the Russian culture. They date from the eighteenth during the 20th centuries and are available from all geographic areas of the Russian-speaking global. the gathering is more advantageous through an in depth advent to the folktale and its varieties, short introductions to every grouping of stories, head notes with fascinating heritage for person stories, and a word list explaining Russian terms.

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