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Russian tales and legends

Author: Charles Downing, folklorist.; Joan Kiddell-Monroe
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989, ©1956.
Series: Oxford myths and legends.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Thirty folk and fairy tales from Russia include "Death and the Soldier," "Fair Vasilissa and Baba Yaga," "The Firebird," and "The Magic Berries."
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Downing, folklorist.; Joan Kiddell-Monroe
ISBN: 0192741446 9780192741448 0833544497 9780833544490
OCLC Number: 19067722
Description: viii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Volga --
Svyatogor's bride --
Dunay --
Dobrynia and Alyosha --
Ilya of Murom and Svyatogor --
Ilya of Murom and nightingale the robber --
The three journeys of Ilya of Murom --
Stavr Godinovich and his clever wife --
Sadko the minstrel --
Vasili Bulayevich --
Vasili Buslayevich's pilgrimage --
Since when there have been no more heroes in holy Russia --
Death and the soldier --
I know-not-what of I-know-not-where --
Sorrow --
The mountain of gold --
The Russian and the Tatar --
The soldier who did not wash --
The crock of gold --
One-eyed Likho --
The death watch --
The fool and the birch tree --
Fair Vasilissa and Baba Yaga --
The frost, the sun, and the wind --
The angel --
The magic berries --
The firebird --
The hired man --
The fortunate maiden --
The wife who liked fairy-tales.
Series Title: Oxford myths and legends.
Responsibility: retold by Charles Downing ; illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

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Thirty folk and fairy tales from Russia include "Death and the Soldier," "Fair Vasilissa and Baba Yaga," "The Firebird," and "The Magic Berries."

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