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Russian Tales and Legends

£24.99

Product description

Russian Tales and Legends, the seventh volume in the Oxford Myths and Legends, is one of the most varied in this highly successful series. Charles Downing has included tales of every type in his selection, and has told them with the ease and (frequently) the humour of the natural story teller. There are Byliny, heroic tales of the legendary Russian heroes, and Skazki, traditional tales of every kind, among them 'The Firebird' and 'Death and the Soldier'.
In this revised edition, however, the lay of Prince Igor has been omitted.

Suitable for All Ages.

Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe

Contains:

Heroic Poems (Byliny)
-Volga
-Svyatogor's Bride
-Dunay
-Dobrynia and Alyosha
-Ilya of Murom and Svyatogor
-Ilya of Murom and Nightingale the Robber
-The Three Journeys of Ilya of Murom
-Stavr Godinovich and his Clever Wife
-Sadko the Minstrel
-Vasili Buslayevich
-Vasili Buslayevich's Pilgrimage
-Since when there have been no more Heroes in Holy Russia

Folk-Tales (Skazki)
-Death and the Soldier
-I-Know-Not-What of I-Know-Not-Where
-Sorrow
-The Mountain of Gold
-The Russian and the Tatar
-The Soldier Who Did Not Wash
-The Crock of Gold
-One-Eyed Likho
-The Death Watch
-The Fool and the Birch-Tree
-Fair Vasilissa and Baba Yaga
-The Frost, the Sun, and the Wind
-The Angel
-The Magic Berries
-The Firebird
-The Hired Man
-The Fortunate Maiden
-The Wife who like Fairy-tales

Book & Dust Jacket in good, used condition with the occasional discoloration by age and exposure to sunlight.

Item details

Author(s):
Charles Downing
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1960
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Russian Tales and Legends

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Russian Tales and Legends, the seventh volume in the Oxford Myths and Legends, is one of the most varied in this highly successful series. Charles Downing has included tales of every type in his selection, and has told them with the ease and (frequently) the humour of the natural story teller. There are Byliny, heroic tales of the legendary Russian heroes, and Skazki, traditional tales of every kind, among them 'The Firebird' and 'Death and the Soldier'.
In this revised edition, however, the lay of Prince Igor has been omitted.

Suitable for All Ages.

Illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe

Contains:

Heroic Poems (Byliny)
-Volga
-Svyatogor's Bride
-Dunay
-Dobrynia and Alyosha
-Ilya of Murom and Svyatogor
-Ilya of Murom and Nightingale the Robber
-The Three Journeys of Ilya of Murom
-Stavr Godinovich and his Clever Wife
-Sadko the Minstrel
-Vasili Buslayevich
-Vasili Buslayevich's Pilgrimage
-Since when there have been no more Heroes in Holy Russia

Folk-Tales (Skazki)
-Death and the Soldier
-I-Know-Not-What of I-Know-Not-Where
-Sorrow
-The Mountain of Gold
-The Russian and the Tatar
-The Soldier Who Did Not Wash
-The Crock of Gold
-One-Eyed Likho
-The Death Watch
-The Fool and the Birch-Tree
-Fair Vasilissa and Baba Yaga
-The Frost, the Sun, and the Wind
-The Angel
-The Magic Berries
-The Firebird
-The Hired Man
-The Fortunate Maiden
-The Wife who like Fairy-tales

Book & Dust Jacket in good, used condition with the occasional discoloration by age and exposure to sunlight.

Author(s):
Charles Downing
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1960
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Russian Tales and Legends

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