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Russian Fairy Tales

William Ralston Shedden-Ralston (1828-1889)

1. 01 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 1
2. 02 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 2 - The Fiend
3. 03 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 3 - The Dead Mother - The Dead Witch - The Treasure
4. 04 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 4 - The Cross-Surety - The Awful Drunkard
5. 05 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 5 - The Bad Wife - The Golovikha - The Three Copecks
6. 06 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 6 - The Miser - The Fool and the Birch-Tree
7. 07 - Chapter 1 - Introductory - Part 7 - The Mizgir - The Smith and the Demon
8. 08 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 1 - Ivan Popyalof
9. 09 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 2 - The Norka
10. 10 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 3 - Marya Morevna
11. 11 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 4 - Koshchei the Deathless
12. 12 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 5 - The Water Snake
13. 13 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 6 - The Water King and Vasilissa the Wise
14. 14 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 7 - The Baba Yaga
15. 15 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 8 - Vasilissa the Fair
16. 16 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 9 - The Witch
17. 17 - Chapter 2 - Mythological - Part 10 - The Witch and the Sun’s Sister
18. 18 - Chapter 3 - Mythological - Part 1 - One-Eyed Likho
19. 19 - Chapter 3 - Mythological - Part 2 - Woe
20. 20 - Chapter 3 - Mythological - Part 3 - Friday - Wednesday - The Léshy
21. 21 - Chapter 3 - Mythological - Part 4 - Sozh and Dnieper - The Metamprphosis of the Dnieper, the Volga, and the Dvina
22. 22 - Chapter 3 - Mythological - Part 5 - Frost
23. 23 - Chapter 4 - Magic and Witchcraft - Part 1 - The Blind Man and the Cripple
24. 24 - Chapter 4 - Magic and Witchcraft - Part 2 - The Blind Man and the Cripple (continued)
25. 25 - Chapter 4 - Magic and Witchcraft - Part 3 - Princess Helena the Fair
26. 26 - Chapter 4 - Magic and Witchcraft - Part 4 - Emilian the Fool - The Witch Girl - The Headless Princess
27. 27 - Chapter 4 - Magic and Witchcraft - Part 5 - The Soldier's Midnight Watch
28. 28 - Chapter 4 - Magic and Witchcraft - Part 6 - The Warlock
29. 29 - Chapter 5 - Ghost Stories - Part 1 - The Fox-Physician
30. 30 - Chapter 5 - Ghost Stories - Part 2 - The Fiddler in Hell - The Ride on the Gravestone - The Two Friends
31. 31 - Chapter 5 - Ghost Stories - Part 3 - The Shroud - The Coffin-Lid - The Two Corpses - The Dog and the Corpse - The Soldier and the Vampire
32. 32 - Chapter 6 - Legends - About Saints - Part 1
33. 33 - Chapter 6 - Legends - About Saints - Part 2 - Elijah the Prophet and Nicholas
34. 34 - Chapter 6 - Legends - About Saints - Part 3 - The Priest with the Greedy Eyes
35. 35 - Chapter 6 - Legends - About Demons - Part 1
36. 36 - Chapter 6 - Legends - About Demons - Part 2 - The Hasty Word

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Summary

Russian Fairy Tales is an anthology of stories by a noted Russian scholar and translator. The 51 stories are thematically organized with introductory material to put them both in the context of Russian folklore and in their relation to the myths of other cultures. This text has something for the intellectual reader as well as for someone who just likes a good fairy tale.