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Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
Synaesthesia: The Crossing of the Senses
"We interpret one sense by another." William Hazlitt "Although medicine has known about synaesthesia for three centuries, it keeps forgetting that it knows. Richard Cytowic, in "Synaesthesia: Phenomenology and Neuropsychology a Review of...
Modern Science >> Synesthesia
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Baba Yaga
An aged crone, often described as a witch or an ogress, who dwells in the forest and appears in several Russian folktales. In some sources She is solitary, in others She is any of three sisters, each having the same name. She/They dwell in a marvelous hut,...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
Hyperspace Reality
Despite the fact that the 'new' physics, a godchild of the Einsteinian revolution has taught us that the Universe we perceive is a mere shadow of a vastly more unpredictable one, most of us still view the world in a distinctly materialistic way. A world where...
Modern Science >> New Physics
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
Dazhdebog
(Gift-Lord, The God of Gifts) East Slavonic A God of sun and warmth, son of Svarog and one of the eight primary Slavonic deities. He is regarded as the ultimate ancestor of the Russian people, and even today a poetic reference to Russians can be made using...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic

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THE FIREBIRD AND THE PRINCESS VASSILISSA: A Russian
The Firebird and the Princess Vassilissa: A Russian Folktale. 2. ARCHER: I have found a firebird's feather!
Tracking “Yuwaan Gagéets”: A Russian Fairy Tale in Tlingit Oral
instantly as one of the best-known Russian fairy tales (skazki).
GENRE SPACE OF FOLK NARRATIVE TRADITION: THE RUSSIAN
Genre Space of Traditional Russian Folklore (or Ethnopoetry, Oral Poetry), which is described in its entirety elsewhere.
Folktales
This lesson introduces pupils to the key stylistic features of folktales and asks them to identify these features in a Russian folktale called Morozko.
RUSSIAN FOLK TALES
RUSSIAN FOLK TALES. From. Alexander Afanasiev's Collection.

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Between the Lines: Re-working of folk tales
In "Deathless," Catherynne M. Valente takes Koschei the Deathless — who is sort of to Russian folktales what wicked witches and devils are to Western ones — and brings him into the tumultuous period of Russian/Soviet history from about 1900 to 1942.

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Russian folk tales
Texts of Russian and Ukrainian folk tales translated into English.
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The Sea King's Daughter (Russian Folktales)
GENRE: Legends, folktales, epic ballads. CULTURE: Russian (medieval) THEME: Making choices; value of arts. AGES: 7 and up.

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