Russian Folk Belief

Russian Folk Belief
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Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
Total Pages : 257
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ISBN-10 : 0873328892
ISBN-13 : 9780873328890
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Book Synopsis Russian Folk Belief by : Linda J. Ivanits

Download or read book Russian Folk Belief written by Linda J. Ivanits and published by M.E. Sharpe. This book was released on 1992 with total page 257 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Russian folk beliefs have left their mark, not only on superstitions and customs, but in music, art and some major literary works by the likes of Pushkin, Dostoevsky and Gogol. An exciting exploration of the Russian lower mythology, Russian Folk Belief offers a fascinating glimpse into the admixture of pagan and Christian elements which comprise the world view of the Russian peasant.


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