Russian Folk Tales

Russian Folk Tales A collection of seven folk tales from the Afanasyev collection The stories are not neatly rounded off into consequential and purposive stories The incidents follow almost haphazard and at the end the

  • Title: Russian Folk Tales
  • Author: Alexander Afanasyev Ivan Bilibin Robert Chandler
  • ISBN: 9780394513539
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • A collection of seven folk tales from the Afanasyev collection.The stories are not neatly rounded off into consequential and purposive stories The incidents follow almost haphazard and at the end, the persons mentioned at the beginning may be forgotten the stories are often almost as casual as real life The stories relate experiences in succession, attempt no judgment,A collection of seven folk tales from the Afanasyev collection.The stories are not neatly rounded off into consequential and purposive stories The incidents follow almost haphazard and at the end, the persons mentioned at the beginning may be forgotten the stories are often almost as casual as real life The stories relate experiences in succession, attempt no judgment, do not even affirm their own credibility Things simply happen our exertions may sometimes be good we can only be quietly resigned But, unlike the Arabian Nights, there is no positive fatalism for that would imply a judgment a warping of facts to suit a theory These stories have been translated direct from the Russian of Afanasev the selection is intended to represent, as completely as possible, the varieties of Russian folk tale As far as an analytic language, like modern English, can render so highly inflected a tongue as Russian, the translator has tried to keep strictly to the style and diction of the originals, which are the undoctored traditional stories.
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    • Karin Feeney-Cass says:

      This is a great collection of traditional Russian folktales which showcase the gorgeous illustrations of Ivan Bilibin. The stories included are:-Ivan Tsarevich, The Grey Wolf, and The Firebird-Sister Alyonushka and Brother Ivanushka-Finist the Falcon-Marya Morevna-The White Duck-Vasilisa the Beautiful-The Frog PrincessPersonally I enjoyed this collection because it gave me an opportunity to read certain stories for the first time and because it was such a great collection of Bilibin's work, whic [...]

    • R. G. Nairam says:

      "Mornings are wiser than evenings."This is the kind of Russian folktales collection I have been looking for. Strong voice, breathtaking illustrations.

    • Subhojit Bera says:

      As with other folklores, this also uses the reprice use of numbers, phrases and characters.The number three is observed in each story, playing a vital part, as almost plot device must occur three times before completion.The character Baba Yaga, is seen in majority of the stories, which is the equivalent of the Western rendition of the "witch" or as they call it in indo languages as "daini".If someone is told not to do something, he/she will most definitely do it which sometimes make the characte [...]

    • Sreerekha Deb says:

      I vividly remember having read this story of Finist the falcon as a child . I really like the setting of the fairy tales with Tsars, Tsardoms , beautiful illustrations also the typical log cabins with hen legs .ba yagas ,skulls and all that mysterious magic which can be used if you had the courage to patiently pursue it It paints beautiful pictures of enchanting scenes in the minds eye The illustrations are also very artsy.

    • Darren says:

      The illustrations by Ivan Bilibin are what really push this collection of largely Cinderella tales from three stars to five stars. They are beautiful work.

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