This volume is a translation from Russian into English of sixty-seven Chukchi tales, legends and myths. Fifty-six stories (1-56) are translated from Fairy Tales and Myths of the People of Chukotka and Kamchatka (Skazki i Mify Narodov Chukotki i Kamchatki) compiled by G. Menovschikov and edited by E. Meletinsky (1974), and 11 stories (57-67) are translated from New Life of Ancient Legends of Chukotka (Novaya Zhizn Drevnikh Legend Chukotki) compiled and written by T. Mitlyanskaya and I. Karakhan and edited by L. Savelieva (1987). Altogether Menovschikov's and Meletinsky's Russian edition consists of 206 Asian Eskimo, Chukchi, Kerek, Koryak, and Itelmen stories. Dolitsky's English edition begins with the Chukchi stories; the other stories of Menovschikov's and Meletinsky's edition have been translated and published by the Alaska-Siberia Research Center (Dolitsky 2000; 2002). This volume is a pioneering translation of the Paleoasiatics'(Natives of the Chukchi and Kamchatka Pninsulas) folklore from Russian into English; it consists of the foreword, introduction, sixty-seven stories, glossary, and bibliography.
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Descripción Alaska-Siberia Research Center, 1997. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110965389111
Descripción Alaska-Siberia Research Center. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0965389111 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.3274709