Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

Translator:
Introduction by:
Translator: Elizabeth Chandler
Afterword by: Sibelan Forrester
Translator: Sibelan Forrester
Translator: Anna Gunin
Translator: Olga Meerson
Editor:

Format
Paperback
Price
$18.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141442235
  • 448  Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

For fans of fairy tales and the literary supernatural: a unique collection of Russian short stories from the last 200 years
 
In these folk tales, young women go on long and perilous quests, wicked stepmothers turn children into geese, and tsars ask dangerous riddles, with help or hindrance from magical dolls, cannibal witches, talking skulls, stolen wives, and brothers disguised as wise birds. Some of the stories here were collected by folklorists during the last two centuries, while the others are reworkings of oral tales by four of the greatest writers in Russian literature: Nadezhda Teffi, Pavel Bazhov, Andrey Platonov, and Alexander Pushkin, author of Eugene Onegin, the classic Russian novel in verse. Among the many classic stories included here are the tales of Baba Yaga, Vasilisa the Beautiful, Father Frost, and the Frog Princess.

Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

Russian Magic Tales from Pushkin to Platonov

Translator: Robert Chandler, Introduction by: Robert Chandler, Translator: Elizabeth Chandler, Afterword by: Sibelan Forrester, Translator: Sibelan Forrester, Translator: Anna Gunin, Translator: Olga Meerson, Editor: Robert Chandler

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