An Anthology of Russian Folk Epics - Folklores & Folk Cultures of Eastern Europe S. (Hardback)

by James Bailey, Tatyana Ivanova

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An extensive introduction provides basic information about Russian epics, their historical background, their poetics, the history of their collection, their performance context, and their main interpretations. In addition, their is a short introduction to each song, explaining its plot, allusions, and interpretations. A glossary of common terms and a selected bibliography of studies about the Russian epic in English and Russian are also included in the volume.

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Published
31/12/1998

Publisher
M.E. Sharpe

ISBN
9780873326407


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