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The Handbook of Russian Folklore By Svetlana Grahova
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С.И. Грахова. Фольклор: Справочные... More > материалы. В книге представлен теоретический материал, формирующий начальное представление о фольклоре, его жанрах и поэтике, раскрывает теоретические программные вопросы по основным разделам курса «Русский фольклор»: фольклор и фольклористика, жанры русского фольклора, обряды и обрядовая поэзия, фольклор речевых ситуаций, внеобрядовая проза, внеобрядовая песенная поэзия, народный театр. Предлагаются схемы анализа фольклорных текстов. Справочные материалы могут быть использованы как в учебном процессе, так и для самостоятельного изучения и повторения курса по устному народному поэтическому творчеству. Книга адресована студентам филологических специальностей, начинающим и практикующим преподавателям русской словесности высших и общеобразовательных учреждений.< Less
4 Russian Folksongs op.58 for Violin & Piano By Anatoly LYADOV
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Anatoly LYADOV (1855-1914) - 4 RUSSIAN FOLKSONGS (from Op.58) : 1-Christmas Carol ; 2-Plainte ; 3-Cradle Song ; 4-Dancing Song. New arrangement for VIOLIN & Piano by Jan Leontsky. "Four true... More > masterpieces of the russian romantic era." *** 4 Chansons du folklore russe pour Violon & Piano d'Anatoli LIADOV (1855-1914).Nouvel arrangement de J.Leontsky. 27 pages.< Less
Mythic Russia (hardback) By Mark Galeotti
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Mythic Russia is a complete roleplaying game and setting, taking the HeroQuest game engine to the ancient Russia of history, legend and folktale. This standalone 320-page book includes all the rules... More > necessary for play, as well as copious information on the setting, maps and both an introductory scenario and many adventure seeds. This new and distinctive setting draws not just on the rich and often dark tales of Russia, but a wealth of neighbouring cultures, from the once-mighty Byzantine Empire and Mongol Golden Horde, to the spirit-worshipping tribes of the Siberian wilderness and the brutally-efficient Catholic crusaders of the Teutonic Order. Whether you want to play historically-faithful games as the divided city-states of Russia seek to throw off Mongol domination and create a new, unified Russia, or free-flowing fairy tales, Mythic Russia opens up a unique, richly-detailed and comprehensive new world of adventure.< Less
Mythic Russia (hardback) By Mark Galeotti
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Mythic Russia is a complete roleplaying game and setting, taking the HeroQuest game engine to the ancient Russia of history, legend and folktale. This standalone 320-page book includes all the rules... More > necessary for play, as well as copious information on the setting, maps and both an introductory scenario and many adventure seeds. This new and distinctive setting draws not just on the rich and often dark tales of Russia, but a wealth of neighbouring cultures, from the once-mighty Byzantine Empire and Mongol Golden Horde, to the spirit-worshipping tribes of the Siberian wilderness and the brutally-efficient Catholic crusaders of the Teutonic Order. Whether you want to play historically-faithful games as the divided city-states of Russia seek to throw off Mongol domination and create a new, unified Russia, or free-flowing fairy tales, Mythic Russia opens up a unique, richly-detailed and comprehensive new world of adventure.< Less
Mythic Russia: Heroism and Adventure in the Land of the Firebird: A Complete Roleplaying Game for Play in a Mythical or Historical Medieval World, Using the HeroQuest Game Engine By Mark Galeotti
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Mythic Russia is a complete roleplaying game and setting, taking the HeroQuest game engine to the ancient Russia of history, legend and folktale. This standalone 320-page book includes all the rules... More > necessary for play, as well as copious information on the setting, maps and both an introductory scenario and many adventure seeds. This new and distinctive setting draws not just on the rich and often dark tales of Russia, but a wealth of neighbouring cultures, from the once-mighty Byzantine Empire and Mongol Golden Horde, to the spirit-worshipping tribes of the Siberian wilderness and the brutally-efficient Catholic crusaders of the Teutonic Order. Whether you want to play historically-faithful games as the divided city-states of Russia seek to throw off Mongol domination and create a new, unified Russia, or free-flowing fairy tales, Mythic Russia opens up a unique, richly-detailed and comprehensive new world of adventure.< Less
How to Become Baba Yaga By Ki Russell
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Possibly the most unique collection of poems you will ever encounter, Ki Russell tackles the concept of Baba Yaga with passionate, catalytic fervor. "Baba Yaga is a witch-like figure appearing... More > throughout Russian and other Eastern European folklore. Her distinctive attributes include a hut that rests on chicken legs, which moves according to her bidding. She also rides in a mortar and steers with a pestle while sweeping all traces of her travels away with a silver broom. Her physical appearance varies somewhat, as she can control her body’s size. Often she is depicted with a hunched back and a blue nose. Baba Yaga frequently appears as an antagonist with cannibalistic tastes. However, occasionally she provides valuable assistance and guidance to petitioners—as long as they mind their manners. Petitioners are encouraged to offer blue roses, as Baba Yaga prefers them and uses their petals in some of her magic."< Less
Viktor Vasnetsov: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Viktor Vasnetsov was a Russian artist who specialized in mythological and historical subjects. He is considered the co-founder of Russian folklorist and romantic modernist painting and a key figure... More > in the revivalist movement. Vasnetsov started as a scene painter. In the early 1880s, he borrowed the subjects from ancient history and found another source of subjects in Russian mythology – legends, ballads, fairy tales. Thus Vasnetsov became the founder of new style in Russian painting and wasn't only the first artist to use subjects from folklore, but also the first to borrow methods and techniques from national folk art. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Vasnetsov actively worked in different fields. During the last 20 years of his life he turned again to his favourite lyrical subjects inspired by Russian fairy-tales. His painting influenced greatly the development of modernism and symbolism in Russian painting and poetry.< Less
Petrov-Vodkin: Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin was a Russian painter who attempted to reconcile classical and modern trends. His style was formed under a wide range of influences, often seemingly incompatible: 19th-century... More > Russian painters such as Aleksey Venetsianov, Aleksandr Ivanov and Mikhail Vrubel', the artists of the Munich Secession, Ferdinand Hodler, Maurice Denis, Gauguin, Matisse, the painting of Giovanni Bellini, early Russian frescoes and Russian folklore and popular songs. During his artistic development, Petrov-Vodkin extensively used an aesthetic of Orthodox icon together with brighter colours and unusual compositions. His works were often deemed blasphemous and erotic (sometimes even homoerotic). A main proponent his painting was Alexander Benois, and his main opponent - Ilya Repin. Petrov-Vodkin was nearly forgotten in the Soviet Union as not true to the spirit of Socialist Realism but after the mid-1960s, he was rediscovered and rightfully reinstalled as one of the major Russian painters.< Less
The Goddess' Son By Skott Holck
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When he opened his eyes his identity was gone. He did not know who he was or how he happened to find himself in a forest. He was utterly lost until he came across the Leshey, a strange spirit of the... More > woods as odd as he was wise. Things become more reality bending when the Leshey informs him that he has stepped out of time. Together they would reconstruct his past and in so doing, not only solve his own mystery, but delve into the deep past and reveal part of what it is to be human. A philosophic fantasy story of self discovery.< Less
The Goddess' Son By Skott Holck
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When he opened his eyes his identity was gone. He did not know who he was or how he happened to find himself in a forest. He was utterly lost until he came across the Leshey, a strange spirit of the... More > woods as odd as he was wise. Things become more reality bending when the Leshey informs him that he has stepped out of time. Together they would reconstruct his past and in so doing, not only solve his own mystery, but delve into the deep past and reveal part of what it is to be human. A philosophic fantasy story of self discovery.< Less