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By James Bailey

ISBN-10: 0873326407

ISBN-13: 9780873326407

ISBN-10: 0873326415

ISBN-13: 9780873326414

an intensive advent presents simple information regarding Russian epics, their historic heritage, their poetics, the background in their assortment, their functionality context, and their major interpretations. moreover, their is a quick creation to every music, explaining its plot, allusions, and interpretations. A thesaurus of universal phrases and a specific bibliography of reviews concerning the Russian epic in English and Russian also are incorporated within the volume.

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