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Myths and Folk-tales of the Russians, Western Slavs, and Magyars

August 19, 2018 - Comment

These Russian, Czech, and Hungarian tales were collected by Jeremiah Curtin, an American translator and folklorist. This book can be recommended for everyone interested in mythology and folklore, as well as for people looking for interesting short stories to read. Contents: RUSSIAN MYTHS AND FOLK-TALES: THE THREE KINGDOMS,—THE COPPER, THE SILVER, AND THE GOLDEN IVAN

These Russian, Czech, and Hungarian tales were collected by Jeremiah Curtin, an American translator and folklorist. This book can be recommended for everyone interested in mythology and folklore, as well as for people looking for interesting short stories to read. Contents: RUSSIAN MYTHS AND FOLK-TALES: THE THREE KINGDOMS,—THE COPPER, THE SILVER, AND THE GOLDEN IVAN TSAREVICH, THE FIRE-BIRD, AND THE GRAY WOLF IVAN THE PEASANT’S SON AND THE LITTLE MAN HIMSELF ONE-FINGER TALL, HIS MUSTACHE SEVEN VERSTS IN LENGTH THE FEATHER OF BRIGHT FINIST THE FALCON THE PIG WITH GOLD BRISTLES, THE DEER WITH GOLDEN HORNS, AND THE GOLDEN-MANED STEED WITH GOLDEN TAIL WATER OF YOUTH, WATER OF LIFE, AND WATER OF DEATH THE FOOTLESS AND BLIND CHAMPIONS THE THREE KINGDOMS KOSHCHÉI WITHOUT-DEATH VASSILISSA GOLDEN TRESS, BAREHEADED BEAUTY THE RING WITH TWELVE SCREWS THE FOOTLESS AND THE BLIND KOSHCHÉI WITHOUT-DEATH GO TO THE VERGE OF DESTRUCTION AND BRING BACK SHMAT-RAZUM MARYA MOREVNA VARIANT OF THE RESCUE OF IVAN TSAREVICH AND THE WINNING OF THE COLT YELENA THE WISE THE SEVEN SIMEONS, FULL BROTHERS THE ENCHANTED PRINCESS VASSILISSA THE CUNNING, AND THE TSAR OF THE SEA CHEKH MYTHS AND FOLK-TALES: BOYISLAV, YOUNGEST OF TWELVE THE TABLE, THE PACK, AND THE BAG THE KING OF THE TOADS THE MOUSE-HOLE, AND THE UNDERGROUND KINGDOM THE CUIRASSIER AND THE HORNED PRINCESS THE TREACHEROUS BROTHERS MAGYAR MYTHS AND FOLK-TALES: THE POOR MAN, AND THE KING OF THE CROWS THE USELESS WAGONER MIRKO, THE KING’S SON THE REED MAIDEN KISS MIKLOS, AND THE GREEN DAUGHTER OF THE GREEN KING THE HEDGEHOG, THE MERCHANT, THE KING, AND THE POOR MAN