Download PDF by Terry L Cooper: Traditional Slovak Folktales (Folklore and Folk Cultures of

By Terry L Cooper

This pleasant assortment makes the wealthy yet little-known Slovak people tradition on hand for English-language readers. lots of the fifty stories assembled right here from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky are translated into English for the 1st time. The poetic features of the originals were rigorously preserved. the final reader will get pleasure from those stories immensely, and scholars will locate an insightful creation to the genres of the folktale and the specifics of Slovak stories. For professional readers, all the stories were labeled in line with the Aarne-Thompson index, and plenty of contain brief commentaries that draw at the paintings of Viera Gasparikova.

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Download e-book for iPad: Traditional Slovak Folktales (Folklore and Folk Cultures of by Terry L Cooper

This pleasant assortment makes the wealthy yet little-known Slovak folks tradition on hand for English-language readers. lots of the fifty stories assembled right here from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky are translated into English for the 1st time. The poetic characteristics of the originals were conscientiously preserved.

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