7 edition of Slovak tales for young and old found in the catalog.
|Statement||English translation & introduction, Lucy Bednar ; illustrations, Martin Benka ; original Slovak text, Pavol Dobsinsky ; modern Slovak version, Peter Strelinger ; general editor, Ivan Reguli.|
|Contributions||Bednár, Lucy., Benka, Martin, 1888-1971., Štrelinger, Peter., Reguli, Ivan 1942-|
|LC Classifications||GR154.4 .D63 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 136 p. :|
|Number of Pages||136|
|LC Control Number||2001043749|
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A selection of 50 Slovak folk tales assembled from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky. The translator seeks to preserve the poetic qualities of the originals, and the book includes an introduction to the genres of the folktale and the specifics of Slovak tales. Biblio offers unique, rare and antiquarian books from the finest book dealers in the world.
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Slovak Tales for Young and Old is the first translation into English of these stories, representative of Slovak oral tradition, collected and written by Pavol Dobsinsky, as well as Slovak tales for young and old book new edition of Dobsinksy in modern Slovak/5(8).
Slovak Tales for Young and Old is the first translation into English of these stories, representative of Slovak oral tradition, collected and written by Pavol Dobsinsky, as well as a new edition of Dobsinksky in modern Slovak.
The book is also the debut of the Slovak artist Martin Benka /5(3). Slovak Tales for Young and Old: This book is a superb presentation of Slovak literature and art: give this Slovak national monument to your progeny and friends, and to America at large. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Slavic folktales. The Slavic people live in Europe, speak Slavic languages and share common culture and history. Today the Slavs inhabit most of Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans.
The collection of Slavic folktales consists of nine books with folktales: 47 Russian folktales, seven Polish folktales, 35 Czech and Slovak folktales, 27 Ukrainian folktales and 34 folktales of the Slavic peoples.
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Pavol Dobšinský. The bilingual edition of Slovak Tales for Young and Old is the first translation into English of these stories, representative of Slovak oral tradition, collected and written by Pavol Dobsinsky, as well as a new edition of Dobsinksky in modern Slovak.
The book is also the debut of the Slovak artist Martin Benka into the English-speaking world/5(9). Maruška, in the story “Salt over Gold,” depends on the help of a wise old woman, one of the closest figures to a fairy godmother in these tales. A much more common helper in Slovak tales is the grey-headed old man, in whom Dobšinský, a Lutheran minister, saw the mythological picture of the primeval Slavic God.
Slovak literature is still mostly unknown to the English-speaking public, but with an increased focus on translating original poems, short stories, and novels into English in order to reach a larger audience, it is now possible to enjoy several outstanding works by Slovak authors.
If you’d like to pick up a book or short story by a Slovak author who has been recognized for their literary Author: Taylor Geiger. Slovak folktales. Slovakia is a country in Central Europe. During the seventh century the lands of present day Slovakia were the center of Samo's empire - one of the earliest Slav states.
The collection of folktales from Slovakia consists of two books with 35 folktales. Czechoslovak Fairy Tales. Other books: "Slovakia Heart of Europe" picture history of Slovakia, easy to read for children and adults. "Slovak tales for young and old" by Pavol Dobsinsky in English and Slovak for great Slovak folktales.
Moja prva anglictina by mlade leta is a sweet Slk-Eng children's picture dictionary that I /5(34). Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students/5(8). This delightful collection makes the rich but little-known Slovak folk culture available for English-language readers.
Most of the fifty tales assembled here from the collections of folklorist Pavol Dobsinsky are translated into English for the first time. The poetic qualities of the originals have been carefully preserved.
The general reader will enjoy these tales immensely, and students will Reviews: 1. Slovak Tales for Young and Old; Pavol Dobsinsky in English and Slovak, is a marvelous is filled with wonderful folk tales.
The illustrations are very nice too. I would recommend this book for children of all ages and especially for anyone with Slovak is well worth the price and brought many childhood memories back to me /5.
Slovak Tales for Young and Old: Pavol Dobsinsky in English and Slovak (English, Slovak and Slovak Edition) Pavol 2. Slovak Tales for Young and Old: Pavol Dobsinsky in English and Slovak (English, Slovak and Slovak Edition) Pavol 3.
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(Printed in Slovakia in ) pages filled with a treasury of information for young and old to enjoy. Slovak tales for young and old: Pavol Dobsinsky in English and Slovak Author: Pavol Dobšinský ; Lucy Bednár ; Martin Benka ; Peter Štrelinger ; Ivan Reguli. Our Children’s Slovak book library is a great resource for kids learning Slovak.
We have hundreds of Slovak books for kids such as world classics, short stories, fairy tales and basic picture books for both beginner and advanced Slovak language learners/5(48).
Slovak Tales by Pavol Dobšinský – Two Miniature leather bound hardcover books with case – 3 inches tall ISBN Slovak Tales I – Pages Contents: Salt is Better Than Gold A Tale of Twelve Months The Wolf Who Ordered a Pair of Boots A Wizard Named Lobster Old Bodrik and the Wolf Slovak Tales II – Pages Contents: An Egg Went Wandering The Riddle of Three Pennies.
These tales are from: (1) Czechoslovak Fairy Tales (); (2) The Key of Gold: 23 Czech Folk Tales (): and (3) The Shoemaker's Apron: A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales.
He has translated the books of Rudo Sloboda, Balla, Dušan Mitana, and short stories by several other Slovak writers into Dutch. He says the books received quite a lot of attention in the Dutch media and they had good reviews, even in the major Belgian daily De Standard.
For expert readers, all of the tales have been classified according to the Aarne-Thompson index, and many include short commentaries that draw on the work of Viera : Taylor & Francis.