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Vassilisa the wise

Josepha Sherman

Vassilisa the wise

a tale of medieval Russia

by Josepha Sherman

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    A clever and beautiful woman uses her wits to get her husband out of Prince Vladimir"s prison.

    Edition Notes

    j-126,326

    Statementretold by Josepha Sherman ; illustrated by Daniel San Souci.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    ContributionsSan Souci, Daniel.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23259068M
    ISBN 100152932402
    OCLC/WorldCa15549835


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They had only a small hut for aFile Size: KB. Washington Post Book World contributor Michael Dirda dubbed Vassilisa the Wise a "fine" retelling of the eastern European tale. Sherman's volumes of collected folk tales include Magic Hoofbeats: Horse Tales from Many Lands and Merlin's Kin: World Tales of the Hero.

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In some instances, the tale is commonly called “Wassilissa the Wise.” I find evidence of its archetypal roots dating back at least to. 'Vasilisa the Beautiful' is a Russian fairytale that features a young girl named Vasilisa and one of the most infamous characters in Russian folklore, Baba Yaga.

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Cyclops.3/5. More editions of Vassilisa the Wise: A Tale of Medieval Russia: Vassilisa the Wise: A Tale of Medieval Russia: ISBN () Hardcover, Harcourt Childrens Books, The word Baba can mean any woman old enough to marry. In the stories, however, Baba-Yaga is often described as a frightening, wild, old witch with a terrible appetite for eating people.

The story of Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Fair is one of the well-known tales and has things in common with other folk tales, such as Cinderella. San Souci, Daniel PersonalBorn Octoin San Francisco, CA; married; wife's name Loretta (a children's librarian); children: Yvette, Justin, Noelle.

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