The Wild Witch of the East in Russian Fairy Tales
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Mississippi|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $45.00|
| Book Description: |
Baba Yaga is an ambiguous and fascinating figure. She appears in traditional Russian folktales as a monstrous and hungry cannibal, or as a canny inquisitor of the adolescent hero or heroine of the tale. In new translations and with an introduction by Sibelan Forrester, Baba Yaga: The Wild Witch of the East in Russian Fairy Tales is a selection of tales that draws from the famous collection of Aleksandr Afanas'ev, but also includes some tales from the lesser-known...