Slavic Myths

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Discover tales of vampires, ancient gods and errant princes in an enchanting collection of 25 Slavic folk tales in English translation. Drawn from the rich and varied oral traditio...
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Discover tales of vampires, ancient gods and errant princes in an enchanting collection of 25 Slavic folk tales in English translation. Drawn from the rich and varied oral tradition of storytelling, from peoples spanning Siberia in the north, the Balkans in the south and Poland in the west. Themed chapters mix traditional tales; each imparting moral lessons, telling of great adventures, and filled uncanny happenings and magical creatures. Authentic tales based on revered works by Macedonian folklorist Marko K. Cepenkov (1829-1920); Croatian writer Ivana Brlic-Mažiranic (1874-1938); American ethnographer Jeremiah Curtin (1835-1906); British linguist R. Nisbet Bain (1854-1909); Polish folklore writer A.J. Glinski (1817-66); and more. Includes the Polish story of the ‘Princess Miranda and Prince Hero’; the Czech-tale ‘The Wood Lady’; the Croatian story ‘Reygochi’; the Coassack story of ‘The Iron Wolf’; the Serbian tale ‘Papalluga, or the Golden Slipper’; and ‘Silyan the Stork’ from Macedonia; and many more.
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Paperback
20 x 13cm
255 pages
FSC accredited paper
Stories derived from 19th and early 20th century sources, reflecting attitudes of the time
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