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Russian tales and legends

Downing, Charles folklorist

Russian tales and legends

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Published by Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Soviet Union,
    • Legends -- Soviet Union

    • Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Charles Downing. Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.
      SeriesOxford myths and legends
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.D76 Ru
      The Physical Object
      Pagination231 p.
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6219496M
      LC Control Number57003755


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Russian Tales and Legends book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From a land of dark forests, wide rivers, and endless plai /5. Read Russian fairy tales from The Russian Garland as well as from authors like Robert Nisbet Bain and Alexandar Afanasyev.

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Russian tales and legends. [Charles Downing; Joan Kiddell-Monroe] -- Thirty folk and fairy tales from Russia include "Death and the Soldier," "Fair Vasilissa and Baba Yaga," "The Firebird," and "The Magic Berries.".

Russian Tales and Legends (Myths & Legends) Hardcover – November 1, by Charles Downing (Author) See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: Charles Downing.

An engaging survey of an under-explored phenomenon, Russian Legends, Folk Tales and Fairy Tales includes more than 80 works by artists like Vasnetsov, Nicholas Roerich, Ivan Bilibin, Vasili Kandinsky, Elena Polenova and Michail Vroebel alongside summaries of the depicted fairytales.

Some of the works included are book illustrations, others Cited by: 1. Folklore of Russia is folklore of Russians and other ethnic groups of Russia.

Russian folklore takes its roots in the pagan beliefs of ancient Slavs and now is represented in the Russian fairy Russian bylinas are also an important part of Slavic oldest bylinas of Kievan cycle were actually recorded mostly in the Russian North, especially in Karelia, where most of the.

This is an illustrated collection of five Russian folk tales: Vasilisa the Beautiful, Maria Morevna, The Feather of Finist the Falcon, The Frog-Tsareva and Tsarevich Ivan, the Firebird and the Grey Wolf.

The tales were collected by Alexander Afanasyev, who collected and published a large number of Russian folk tales in the 19th century/5.

Russian myths and folklore come from two sources: the pre-Christian Slavic paganism, and the legends and tales composed after Russia became Orthodox Christian.

Pagan spirits The pagan myths of the ancient Rus told about a number of gods (mostly nature deities) and many kinds of spirits and faeries. Russian legends are unique and interesting enough to make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck.

Some of these legends emerged just a few decades ago, while some are thousands of years old. Russia doesn’t need legends to be creepy – their Soviet past is dark enough.

This is a list of the ten most creepy Russian legends. Old Russian tales and legends book Russian Tales - audiobook Arthur RANSOME ( - ) Arthur Ransome is best known for his Swallows and Amazons series of. : Russian Tales and Legends (Oxford Myths and Legends) () by Downing, Charles and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(22).

Seventh in the Oxford series, this presents a good sampling of three types of Russian tales- the hero legend, the epic and the regional folktale.

The first group of hero legends deals with such characters as Volga, Svyatoger and Alyosha, most of whom operated from Kiev. The epic, The Lay of Prince Igor comes after these and is followed by a number of tales about the common people. This book is soft-bound in tan covers with green, brown, and pink printing to the upper cover and pink printing to the lower cover.

Montreal, Canada. Goll Children's Juvenile Russia Russian Tales Legends Simard Color Illus. | eBaySeller Rating: % positive. Russian Fairy Tales - audiobook Peter Nikolaevich POLEVOI ( - ), translated by Robert Nisbet BAIN ( - ) The existence of the Russian Skazki or.

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. myths and legends of the ancient Russians and Slavs. However, as a quick look at the Bibliography will show, many of these are available only in languages other than this book presents,possibly for the first time,the myths and legends in their translated form.

In addition, a great deal of historical, geographical, and biographical. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Russian tales and legends by Charles Downing; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fairy tales, Folklore, Legends, Legends, Russian, Russian Legends, Tales; Places: Russia, Russia (Federation).

Russian Fairy Tales: She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. By Jason In this Russian Fairy Tale from the same collections as the stories of Koschei the Deathless, we find a prince who goes on a quest for the firebird. Myths and Legends on Twitter. And they say the internet is a mean place, but )% of the people who have said hi to Carissa.

Jul 5, - Explore OnceUponABlog's board "Russian Tales", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Fairy tales, Fairytale illustration, Fairytale art pins. FOREWORD. In Russia, as elsewhere in the world, folklore is rapidly scattering before the practical spirit of modern progress.

The traveling peasant bard or story teller, and the devoted "nyanya", the beloved nurse of many a generation, are rapidly dying out, and with them the tales and legends, the last echoes of the nation's early joys and sufferings, hopes and fears, are passing away.

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Previous owner's name written inside book. Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books. Buy Russian Folk Tales (Oxford Myths & Legends) First Edition by Riordan, James, Breakspeare, Andrew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low /5(3). From a land of dark forests and wide rivers come heroic tales of the legendary Russian heroes and traditional tales of every kind from villages and towns all across Russia.

Here are stories of princes and princesses, of merchants, boyars, cossacks, angels, robbers and minstrels, of mountains of gold, and of the Water of Life and : Charles Downing.

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Russian Fairy Tales, Bain's translation from Pyotr Polevoy's extracts from Afanasyev's tales; Old Peter's Russian Tales, collection of Russian folk-tales in English by Arthur Ransome; Russian Folk Tales, () translated by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston, from various Russian sources; The Russian Fairy Book, by Nathan Haskell Dole ().

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Written by Lucy Maxym, an authority on Russian Lacquer, the book contains a comprehensive discussion of the techniques of the art as well as a history of the four villages where the artists live and work.

Nineteen Russian legends and fairy tales, which are the 4/5(3). An engaging survey of an under-explored phenomenon, Russian Legends, Folk Tales and Fairy Tales includes more than 80 works by artists like Vasnetsov, Nicholas Roerich, Ivan Bilibin, Vasili Kandinsky, Elena Polenova and Michail Vroebel alongside summaries of the depicted fairytales.

Some of the works included are book illustrations, others. Russian Folk Tales Russia is the world's largest country and covers more than a ninth of the Earth's land area. Until recently most of the inhabitants were peasants, who had a rich tradition of oral folklore and were also highly superstitious.

This is a book of Russian folklore retold for young people and the young at heart. The tales are a good sampling of Slavic märchen, and the luminous prose counterposes the sometimes dark narratives.

Ransome was the author of the popular 'Swallows and Amazons' childrens' books. The first Russian tales were historical legends included in chronicles (for example, the tales of Oleg the prophet, Ol’ga’s revenge, and the baptism of Vladimir).

Subsequently, two main types of old Russian tale developed: the historical epic and the historical biography. Volcano Folklore. The great eruption at Titled "Folktales from Wantok Newspaper," the book contains two rather large volumes, the dates of the collection running from to The Polynesian "triangle" has an immensely long history, steeped in culture and tradition.

Russian Tales and Legends.H.Z. Walck. New York, NY. Russian Lacquer, Legends and Fairy Tales reproduces nineteen stories that have frequently been used by lacquer painters in their work.

Each selection is illustrated with panels from actual lacquer boxes, depicting scenes from the tale in question/5(4). Manhasset, New York: Siamese Imports Co. As New/Very Good.

Cloth Hardback. Oversized 80pp Nineteen Russian legends and fairy tales, which are the inspiration for a majority of the paintings on the lacquer boxes and panels Illustrated with over exquisite full-color plates Dust jacket has small tears on edges. is the world's largest collection of fairy tales, fables and folktales.

Discover more than 3, classic tales plus new stories by fairy tale fans. Join now to publish your own tales, get feedback from readers, and enter writing competitions. In her second book devoted to the gorgeous art of Russian miniature lacquer painting, Lucy Maxym dispenses with any discussion of the artistic process itself (briefly covered in her introduction to the first volume), choosing instead to present more of the fairy tales and legends that have inspired the creators of these beautiful objects/5(2).

Opening Around Russian fairy tales. As parts of Russian folklore, tales were gathered especially from the mids and into the s. Skazka is a Russian word. Literally it means 'tale', yet it has come to mean "fairy tale" lots of times.

More Russian Picture Tales (English) Carrick, Valery Fables in Rhyme for Little Folks; From the French of La Fontaine La Fontaine, Jean de,trans. Larned, W.T. (William Trowbridge) The Children of Odin; The Book of Northern Myths (English) Colum, Padraic. I found this book to be helpful to understanding the tales and was even more pleased by the art work included.

If you like Russian folktales or the miniature lacquer paintings this book will bring much joy throughout the years, year after year. Get both volumes for a double treat.5/5(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.Russian Fairy Tales is an anthology of stories by a noted Russian scholar and translator.

The 51 stories are thematically organized with introductory material to put them both in the context of Russian folklore and in their relation to the myths of other cultures.