Russian Folk Lyrics

Russian Folk Lyrics

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V. Ja. Propp's essay in this volume extends beyond the formulaic analysis of folklore outlined in his classic The Morphology of the Folktale. In this study, newly translated by Robert Reeder, Propp considers the Russian folk lyric in the social and historical context in which it was produced.show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 154.9 x 228.6 x 15.2mm | 362.88g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253207495
  • 9780253207494
  • 1,451,290

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Propp's essay in Russian Folk Lyrics extends beyond the formalistic analysis of folklore outlined in his classic The Morphology of the Folktale. In this study, newly translated by Roberts Reeder, Propp considers the Russian folk lyric in the social and historical context in which it was produced.show more

About Roberta Reeder

ROBERTA REEDER, Research Fellow at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, is editor of the Slavic and East European Newsletter for the American Folklore Society. She has edited a volume of Akhmatova s complete works."show more

Table of contents

Preface EditorOs Introduction The Russian Folk Lyric by V.Ja. Propp EditorOs Notes to The Russian Folk Lyric Peasant Songs Ritual Songs of the Agricultural Calendar Songs of Peasant Slavery Vocal Songs about Love Xorovod, Game, and Dance Songs about Love Wedding Songs Vocal Songs about Family Life Xorovod, Game, and Dance Songs about Family Life Joking and Satirical Vocal Songs: Xorovod, Game, and Dance Songs ChildrenOs Songs Barge Hauler Songs Robber Songs Soldier Songs Songs of Prison, Penal Servitude, and Exile Worker Songs ProppOs Sources of Folk Lyrics Selected Bibliography Indexshow more

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