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Russian fairy tales

Author: A N Afanasʹev; Norbert Guterman; Alexandre Alexeīeff; Roman Jakobson
Publisher: New York : Pantheon, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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A collection of the classic Russian folk and fairy tales.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A N Afanasʹev; Norbert Guterman; Alexandre Alexeīeff; Roman Jakobson
ISBN: 039449914X 9780394499147 0394730909 9780394730905
OCLC Number: 1005478217
Notes: Translation of selections from Narodnyia ruskiia skazki.
Description: 661 pages : illustrations
Contents: The wondrous wonder, the marvelous marvel --
The fox physician --
The death of the cock --
Misery --
The castle of the fly --
The turnip --
The hen --
Riddles --
The enchanted ring --
Foma and Erema, the two brothers --
The just reward --
Salt --
The golden slipper --
Emelya the simpleton --
The three kingdoms --
The pike with the long teeth --
The bad wife --
The miser --
The nobleman and the peasant --
The goat comes back --
Ivanushka the little fool --
The crane and the heron --
Aliosha Popovich --
The fox confessor --
The bear --
The spider --
Baba Yaga and the brave youth --
Prince Ivan and Princess Martha --
The cat, the cock, and the fox --
Baldak Borisievich --
Know not. The magic shirt --
The three pennies --
The princess who wanted to solve riddles --
A soldier's riddle --
The dead body --
The frog princess --
The speedy messenger --
Vasilisa, the priest's daughter --
The wise maiden and the seven robbers --
The mayoress --
Ivan the simpleton --
Father Nicholas and the thief --
Burenushka, the little red cow --
The jester --
The precious hide --
The cross is pledged as security --
The daydreamer --
The taming of the shrew --
Quarrelsome Demyan --
The magic box --
Bukhtan Bukhtanovich --
The fox and the woodcock --
The fox and the crane --
The two rivers --
Nodey, the priest's grandson --
The poor wretch --
The fiddler in hell --
The old woman who ran away --
Two anecdotes --
The singing tree and the talking bird --
The ram who lost half his skin --
The fox as midwife --
The fox, the hare, and the cock --
Baba Yaga --
The ram, the cat, and the twelve wolves --
The fox and the woodpecker --
The snotty goat --
Right and wrong. The potter --
The self-playing gusla --
Marco the Rich and Vasily the Luckless --
Ivanko the Bear's son --
The secret ball --
The indiscreet wife --
The cheater cheated --
The maiden tsar --
Ivan the Cow's son --
The wolf and the goat --
The wise little girl --
Danilo the Luckless --
Ivan the Peasant's son and the thumb-sized man --
Death of a miser --
The footless champion and the handless champion --
Old favors are soon forgotten --
The sheep, the fox, and the wolf --
The brave laborer --
Daughter and stepdaughter --
The stubborn wife --
Six anecdotes --
Snow White and the fox --
Foma Berennikov --
The peasant, the bear, and the fox --
Good advice --
Horns --
The armless maiden --
Frolka Stay-at-Home --
The milk of wild beasts --
How a husband weaned his wife from fairy tales --
The cock and the hen --
The fox and the lobster --
Nikita the Tanner --
The wolf --
The goat shedding on one side --
The bold knight, the apples of youth, and the water of life --
Two out of the sack --
The man who did not know fear. The merchant's daughter and the maidservant --
The priest's laborer --
The peasant and the corpse --
The arrant fool --
Lutoniushka --
Barter --
The grumbling old woman --
The white duck --
If you don't like it, don't listen --
The magic swan geese --
Prince Danila Govorila --
The wicked sisters --
The princess who never smiled --
Baba Yaga --
Jack Frost --
Husband and wife --
Little sister fox and the wolf --
The three kingdoms, copper, silver and golden --
The cock and the hand mill --
Tereshichka --
King Bear --
Magic --
The one-eyed evil --
Sister Alionushka, Brother Ivanushka --
The seven Semyons --
The merchant's daughter and the slanderer --
The robbers --
The lazy maiden --
The miraculous pipe --
The sea king and Vasilisa the Wise --
The fox as mourner --
Vasilisa the Beautiful --
The bun --
The foolish wolf --
The bear, the dog, and the cat --
The bear and the cock --
Dawn, evening, and midnight --
Two Ivans, soldier's sons. Prince Ivan and Byely Polyanin --
The crystal mountain --
Koshchey the Deathless --
The firebird and Princess Vasilisa --
Beasts in a pit --
The dog and the woodpecker --
Two kinds of luck --
Go I know not whither, bring back I know not what --
The wise wife --
The goldfish --
The golden-bristled pig, the golden-feathered duck, and the golden-maned mare --
The duck with golden eggs --
Elena the Wise --
Treasure-trove --
Maria Morevna --
The soldier and the king --
The sorceress --
Ilya Muromets and the dragon --
The devil who was a potter --
Clever answers --
Dividing the goose --
The feather of Finist, the bright falcon --
The sun, the moon, and the raven --
The bladder, the straw, and the shoe --
The thief --
The vampire --
The beggar's plan --
Woman's way --
The foolish German --
The enchanted princess --
The raven and the lobster --
Prince Ivan, the firebird, and the gray wolf --
Shemiaka the Judge.
Responsibility: translated by Norbert Guterman from the collections of Aleksandr Afanas'ev ; illustrations by Alexander Alexeieff ; folkloristic commentary by Roman Jakobson.

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A collection of the classic Russian folk and fairy tales.

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