An excellent (and long out of print) collection of Slavic folktales, with hints of some very ancient lore. This collection of Slavic folktales at first glance appears to have all of the usual suspects of European Marchen.
Table of Contents:
Publisher's Preface; Preface; Western Slavonians; Bohemian Stories; Introduction; Long, Broad, And Sharpsight; 'the Three Golden Hairs Of Grandfather Allknow'; Goldenhair; Intelligence And Luck; The Jezinkas; The Wood-lady; George With The Goat; Moravian Stories; Introduction; Godmother Death; The Four Brothers; Hungarian-slovenish Stories; Introduction; The Three Lemons; The Sun-horse; The Golden Spinster; Are You Angry?; Upper And Lower Lusatian Stories; Introduction; Right Always Remains Right; Little Red Hood; Kashubian Story; Introduction; Cudgel, Bestir Yourself!; Polish Stories; Introduction; Prince Unexpected; The Spirit Of A Buried Man; The Pale Maiden; The Plague-swarm; Eastern Slavonians; White Russian Stories; Introduction; The Frost, The Sun, And The Wind; Little Rolling-pea; The Wonderful Boys; Little Russian Stories (from Galicia.); Introduction; God Knows How To Punish Man; The Good Children; The Devil And The Gipsy; God And The Devil; Little Russian Stories (from South Russia); Introduction; The Beautiful Damsel And The Wicked Old Woman; The Snake And The Princess; Transformation Into A Nightingale And A Cuckoo; Transmigration Of The Soul; The Wizard; Great Russian Stories; Introduction; The Lime-tree; Ilya Of Murom And Nightingale The Robber; Southern Slavonians; Bulgarian Stories; Introduction; The Lord God As An Old Man; Bulgarian Hospitality; Cinderella; The Golden Apples And The Nine Peahens; The Language Of Animals; Serbian Stories; Introduction; The Lame Fox; The Sons' Oath To Their Dying Father; The Wonderful Hair; The Dragon And The Prince; Fate; Serbian Stories From Bosnia; Introduction; The Birdcatcher; The Two Brothers; Serbian Stories From Carniola; Introduction; The Origin Of Man; God's Cock; Kurent The Preserver; Kurent And Man; The Hundred-leaved Rose; Croatian Stories; Introduction; Kraljevitch Marko; The Daughter Of The King Of The vilas; The Wonder-working Lock; The She-wolf; Milutin; Illyrian-slovenish Stories; Introduction; The Friendship Of A vila And Of The Months; The Fisherman's Son; The White Snake; The vila
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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 282 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.70 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1605067792
Book Description Forgotten Books, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1605067792