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The The Complete Russian Folktale : The Complete Russian Folktale: v. 1: An Introduction to the Russian Folktale An Introduction to the Russian Folktale Volume 1 - Jack V. Haney

The The Complete Russian Folktale

The Complete Russian Folktale: v. 1: An Introduction to the Russian Folktale An Introduction to the Russian Folktale Volume 1

Paperback Published: 25th May 1999
ISBN: 9781563244940
Number Of Pages: 144

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This engaging 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 that will be presented in translation in subsequent volumes of The Complete Russian Folktale.CONTENTSI. The Folktale in RussiaWhat Is a Folktale? -- Kinds of FolktalesStructure -- ClassificationThe Narrative -- The Narrator -- The AudienceThe Language of the FolktaleII. Recordings and CollectionsIII. Priests, Skomorokhs, and Tellers of TalesIV. The Russian Ritual MilieuDitheism -- The Ancient HeritageCreation Myths -- SacrificesRituals of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century RussiaV. The Russian Folktale as a Source for Understanding RitualThe Bear Rituals in Folk TraditionThe Horse in Ancient Eurasian Tradition and the Russian FolktaleThe Horse in Slavic Ritual and FolktaleVI. The Complete Russian Folktale: An OverviewAnimal Tales -- Wondertales -- The LegendsThe Tales of Everyday Life -- The Anecdotes

The Folktale in Russia: What Is a Folktale?
Kinds of Folktales
Structure
Classification
The Narrative
The Narrator
The Audience
The Language of the Folktale
Recordings and Collections
Priests, Skomorokhs, and Tellers of Tales
The Russian Ritual Milieu: A Background for Interpretation: Ditheism
The Ancient Heritage
Creation Myths
The Sacrifices
Rituals of Nineteenth- and Twentieth- Century Russia
Birthing
Female Initiation Rites
Male Initiation Rites
The Wedding
The Funeral
The Russian Folktale as a Source for Understanding Ritual: Bear Rituals in Folk Tradition
The Horse in Ancient Eurasian Ritual and the Russian Folktale
The Horse in Slavic Ritual and Folktale
The Complete Russian Folktale: An Overview
Animal Tales
Wondertales
Legends
Tales of Everyday Life and Anecdotes
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ISBN: 9781563244940
ISBN-10: 1563244942
Series: The Complete Russian Folktale, 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 25th May 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23