Russian fairy tales /
by Afanasʹev, A. N. (Aleksandr Nikolaevich); Guterman, Norbert; Alexeieff, Alexandre; Jakobson, Roman.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 1973.Description: 661 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0394730909; 9780394730905.Uniform titles: Narodnyi͡a ruskii͡a skazki. English. Selections.Subject(s): Fairy tales -- Russia | Folklore -- Russia (Federation.)
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Translated by Norbert Guterman A beautiful new paperback edition of a book that has been a perennial favourite for over 50 years - the most comprehensive collection of classic Russian fairy tales available in English. In more than 175 immortal stories, readers encounter thieves and kings; heroes and peasants; terrifying witches and beautiful damsels; enchanting children and crafty animals. Included are the unique Russian characters of Koschey the Deathless, Baba Yaga and the Swan Maiden. A rich robust world of imagination for all ages.
Translation Narodnyi͡a ruski͡ia skazki.
Reprint of the 1943 ed.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A collection of the classic Russian folk and fairy tales.
The wondrous wonder, marvelous marvel -- The fox physician -- The death of the cook -- Misery -- The castle of the fly -- The turnip -- The hen -- Riddles -- The enchanted ring -- Foma and Erema, the two brothers -- The just reward -- Salt -- The golden slipper -- Emelya the simpleton -- The three Kingdoms -- The pike with the long teeth -- The bad wife -- The miser -- The nobleman and the peasant -- The goat comes back -- Ivanushka the little fool -- The crane and the heron -- Aliosha Popovich -- The fox confessor -- The bear -- The spider -- Baba Yaga and the brave youth -- Prince Ivan and Princess Martha -- The cat, the cock, and the fox -- Baldak Borisievich -- Know not -- The magic shirt -- The three pennies -- The princess who wanted to solve riddles -- A soldier's riddle -- The dead body -- The frog princess -- The speedy messenger -- Vasilisa, the priest's daughter -- The wise maiden and the seven robbers -- The mayoress -- Ivan the simpleton -- Father Nicholas and the thief -- Burenushka, the little red cow -- The jester -- The precious hide -- The Cross is pledged as security -- The daydreamer -- The taming of the shrew -- Quarrelsome Demyan -- The magic box -- Bukhtan Bukhtanovich -- The fox and the woodcock -- The fox and the crane -- The two rivers -- Nodey, the priest's grandson -- The poor wretch -- The fiddler in hell -- The old woman who ran away -- Two anecdotes -- The singing tree and the talking bird -- The ram who lost half his skin -- The fox as midwife -- The fox, the hare, and the cock -- Baba Yaga -- The ram, the cat, and the twelve wolves -- The fox and the woodpecker -- The snotty goat -- Right and wrong -- The potter -- The self-playing Gusla -- Marco the rich and Vasily the luckless -- Ivanko the bear's son -- The secret ball -- The indiscreet wife -- The cheater cheated -- The maiden Tsar -- Ivan the cow's son -- The wolf and the goat -- The wise little girl -- Danilo the luckless -- Ivan the peasant's son and the thumb-sized man -- Death of a miser -- The footless champion and the handless champion -- Old favors are soon forgotten -- The sheep, the fox, and the wolf -- The brave laborer -- Daughter and stepdaughter -- The stubborn wife -- Six anecdotes -- Snow White and the fox -- Foma Berennikov -- The peasant, the bear, and the fox -- Good advice -- Horns -- The armless maiden -- Frolka stay-at-home -- The milk of wild beasts-- How a husband weaned his wife from fairy tales -- The cock and the hen -- The fox and the lobster -- Nikita the tanner -- The wolf -- The goat shedding on one side -- The bold knight, the apples of youth, and the water of life -- Two out of the sack -- The man who did not know fear -- The merchant's daughter and the maidservant -- The priest's laborer -- The peasant and the corpse -- The arrant fool -- Lutoniushka -- Barter -- The grumbling old woman -- The white duck -- If you don't like it, don't listen -- The magic swan geese -- Prince Danila Govorila -- The wicked sisters -- The princess who never smiled -- Baba Yaga -- Jack Frost -- Husband and wife -- Little sister fox and the wolf -- The three kingdoms, copper, silver and golden -- The cock and the hand mill -- Tereshichka -- King Bear -- Magic -- The one-eyed evil -- Sister Alionushka, Brother Ivanushka -- The seven Semyons -- The merchant's daughter and the slanderer -- The robbers -- The lazy maiden -- The miraculous pipe -- The Sea King and Vasilisa the Wise -- The fox as mourner -- Vasilisa the beautiful -- The bun -- The foolish wolf -- The bear, the dog, and the cat -- The bear and the cock -- Dawn, evening, and midnight -- Two Ivans, soldier's sons -- Prince Ivan and Byely Polyanin -- The crystal mountain -- Koshchey the deathless -- The Firebird and Princess Vasilisa -- Beasts in a pit -- The dog and the woodpecker -- Two kinds of luck -- Go I know not whither, bring back I know not what -- The wise wife -- The goldfish -- The golden-bristled p