The Complete Folktales of A N Afanas ev

Author: Jack V. Haney
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1626743150
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev represent the largest single collection of folktales in any European language and perhaps in the world. Widely regarded as the Russian Grimm, Afanas'ev collected folktales from throughout the Russian Empire in what are now regarded as the three East Slavic languages, Byelorusian, Russian, and Ukrainian. The result of his own collecting, the collecting of friends and correspondents, and in a few cases his publishing of works from earlier and forgotten collections is truly phenomenal. In his lifetime, Afanas'ev published more than 575 tales in his most popular and best known work, Narodnye russkie skazki. In addition to this basic collection he prepared a volume of Russian legends, many on religious themes, an anthology of mildly obscene tales, and voluminous writings on Slavic folk life and Slavic mythology. His works were subject to the strict censorship of ecclesiastical and state authorities that lasted until the demise of the Soviet Union at the end of the twentieth century. Overwhelmingly, his particular emendations were of a stylistic nature, while those of the censors mostly concerned content. The censored tales are generally not included. Up to now, there has been no complete English-language version of the Russian folktales of Afanas'ev. This translation is based on L. G. Barag and N. V. Novikov's edition (Moscow: Nauka, 1984-1986), widely regarded as the authoritative edition. The present edition includes commentaries to each tale as well as its international classification number.

Folktales and Fairy Tales Traditions and Texts from around the World 2nd Edition 4 volumes

Author: Anne E. Duggan Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610692543
Format: PDF, ePub
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Encyclopedic in its coverage, this one-of-a-kind reference is ideal for students, scholars, and others who need reliable, up-to-date information on folk and fairy tales, past and present. • Provides encyclopedic coverage of folktales and fairy tales from around the globe • Covers not only the history of the fairy tale, but also topics of contemporary importance such as the fairy tale in manga, television, pop music, and music videos • Brings together the study of geography, culture, history, and anthropology • Revises and expands an award-winning work to now include a full volume of selected tales and texts

The Complete Russian Folktale v 1 An Introduction to the Russian Folktale

Author: Jack V. Haney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131745782X
Format: PDF
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This introduction to the Russian folktale considers the origin, structure and language of folktales; tale-tellers and their audiences; the relationship of folktales to Russian ritual life; and the folktale types which are translated in subsequent volumes of The Complete Russian Folktale.

Russische Volksm rchen

Author: Alexander N. Afanasjew
Publisher:
ISBN: 3730691600
Format: PDF, Docs
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Die großartige Sammlung russischer Volksmärchen von Alexander Afanasjew verzauberte schon Generationen von Lesern in aller Welt. Ihr Reiz speist sich aus dem Reichtum der russischen Erzähltradition und der schier grenzenlos wirkenden Vielfalt ihrer Stoffe. Afanasjew gilt zu Recht als der russische Grimm: Ähnlich wie dem berühmten deutschen Brüderpaar ging es ihm um die Bewahrung des wertvollen literarischen Erbes seiner Sprache, um das Bewusstsein, welch grandioser Schatz in den mythischen Märchenerzählungen seines Landes liegt.

Russian Fairy Tales

Author: Aleksandr Afanas'ev
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307829766
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales available in English introduces readers to universal fairy-tale figures and to such uniquely Russian characters such as Koshchey the Deathless, Baba Yaga, the Swan Maiden, and the glorious Firebird. Beautifully illustrated, the more than 175 tales culled from a landmark multi-volume collection by the outstanding Russian ethnographer Aleksandr Afanas'ev reveal a rich, robust world of the imagination. Translated by Norbert Guterman Illustrated by Alexander Alexeieff With black-and-white illustrations throughout Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

The Complete Russian Folktale

Author: Jack V. Haney
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9781563244957
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Presenting tales translated into English and classified 850-999, this sixth volume describes the travails of young people who are seeking happiness and love. The introduction and annotations explain the structure of the tales, their place in the A-T system and in folklore studies, and the specifics of their Russian provenance.