Slavic Folklore : A Handbook

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Pub. Date: 2007-09-30
Publisher(s): ABC-CLIO INC
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Summary

Slavic folklore has great cultural significance and international influence. Written for students and general readers, this book offers a brief but thorough introduction to Slavic folklore. Included are explanations of the different types of Slavic folklore, the role of Slavic folklore in literature and popular culture, and the state of criticism and scholarship on this field of interest. The volume provides numerous examples and cites print and electronic sources for further reading.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Note on Transliterationp. xiii
Note on Tale Type Numbersp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Definitions and Classificationsp. 15
Examples and Textsp. 73
Scholarship and Approachesp. 115
Contextsp. 145
Glossaryp. 173
Bibliographyp. 189
Web Resourcesp. 197
Indexp. 203
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