An Anthology of Russian Folktales (500 Tips) by Jack V. Haney

By Jack V. Haney

This anthology gathers a vast collection of Russian folktales, legends, and anecdotes, and comprises invaluable gains 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 extra examples of anecdotes and the lengthy 'serial stories' informed within the some distance north.The 114 stories integrated the following characterize each style present in the Russian culture. They date from the eighteenth throughout the 20th centuries and are available from all geographic areas of the Russian-speaking international. the gathering is more advantageous by way of an in depth advent to the folktale and its forms, short introductions to every grouping of stories, head notes with attention-grabbing historical past for person stories, and a thesaurus explaining Russian terms.

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