Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

CONTENTSVasilisa the BeautifulTsarevich Ivan and Grey WolfThe two IvansFenist the FalconSister Alyonushka and Brother IvanushkaChestnut-GreyFather FrostGo I Know Not Where, Fetch I Know Not WhatLittle Girl and the Swan-GeeseThe Silver Saucer and the Rosy-Cheeked AppleEmelya and the PikeThe Frog TsarevnaWee Little HavroshechkaMarya Morevna the Lovely TsarevnaIvan - Young of Years, Old of WisdomThe Seven Simeons - Seven Brave Workingmen

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful


VASILISA the BEAUTIFUL Russian Folk Fairytale illustrated

VASILISA the BEAUTIFUL  Russian Folk Fairytale  illustrated

VASILISA the BEAUTIFUL Russian Folk Fairytale illustrated

Do you have something that someone special once gave you that seems to offer you strength and protection when you need it the most? In 'Vasilisa the Beautiful', the young girl, Vasilisa, was given a special doll on her mother's deathbed. Let's find out more about this story...'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. In this story, the eponymous heroine is pitted against Baba Yaga.Vasilisa the Beautiful is in a collection of Russian folktales known as Russian Fairy Tales or Russian Folk Tales . The stories in this collection were compiled during the 19th century by Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev, who has been considered the Russian equivalent of the Grimm Brothers.Translated by Elle Brown

Vasilisa The Beautiful and Baba Yaga

Vasilisa The Beautiful and Baba Yaga

Vasilisa The Beautiful and Baba Yaga

Do you have something that someone special once gave you that seems to offer you strength and protection when you need it the most? In 'Vasilisa the Beautiful', the young girl, Vasilisa, was given a special doll on her mother's deathbed. Let's find out more about this story… '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. In this story, the eponymous heroine is pitted against Baba Yaga. Vasilisa the Beautiful is in a collection of Russian folktales known as Russian Fairy Tales or Russian Folk Tales . The stories in this collection were compiled during the 19th century by Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev, who has been considered the Russian equivalent of the Grimm Brothers. Illustration by Nataly Ger.

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Fortunately for Vasilisa the doll in her pocket performed faithfully the tasks Vasilisa could never have done alone.

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga.

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

Vasilisa the Beautiful

"Vasilisa the Beautiful" is a Russian folk tale collected by Alexander Afanasyev in a collection of Russian Folk Tales. Vasilisa, is an innocent, young girl who's journey leads her to discovering her own strength and independence. In this story full with magic, Vasilisa jourey goes from the comforts of her home to the dark, scary forest where she has to serve an old witch in order to save herself. She does this with the help of a wooden doll given to her by her late mother.

Vasilisa The Beautiful and Baba Yaga illustrated

Vasilisa The Beautiful and Baba Yaga  illustrated

Vasilisa The Beautiful and Baba Yaga illustrated

Do you have something that someone special once gave you that seems to offer you strength and protection when you need it the most? In 'Vasilisa the Beautiful', the young girl, Vasilisa, was given a special doll on her mother's deathbed. Let's find out more about this story... '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. In this story, the eponymous heroine is pitted against Baba Yaga. Vasilisa the Beautiful is in a collection of Russian folktales known as Russian Fairy Tales or Russian Folk Tales . The stories in this collection were compiled during the 19th century by Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev, who has been considered the Russian equivalent of the Grimm Brothers.

The Hero Journey in Literature

The Hero Journey in Literature

The Hero Journey in Literature

This book provides an overview of the hero journey theme in literature, from antiquity to the present, with a focus on the imagery of the rites of passage in human life (initiation at adolescence, mid-life, and death). This is the only book to focus on the major works of the literary tradition, detailing discussions of the hero journey in major literary texts. Included are chapters on the literature of Antiquity (Sumerian, Egyptian, Biblical, Greek, and Roman), the Middle Ages (with emphasis on the Arthurian Romance), the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (Shakespeare, Milton, Marvell, Pope, Fielding, the Arabian Nights, and Alchemical Illustration), Romanticism and Naturalism (Coleridge, Selected Grimm's Tales, Bront%, Bierce, Whitman, Twain, Hawthorne, E.T.A. Hoffman, Rabindranath Tagore), and Modernism to Contemporary (Joyce, Gilman, Alifa Rifaat, Bellow, Lessing, Pynchon, Eudora Welty).