Russian Folk-tales of Horror & the Grotesque, part 3

Link to Part 1 Link to Part 2 The following stories are drawn from two books which are available for free online: A: Afanas’ev, A. N. Russian Folk-Tales. With introduction and notes by Leonard A. Magnus B: Ralston, W. R. S. Russian Folk-Tales The Fiend(B: p.10) Summary: A young girl meets a man who asks … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Russian Folk-tales of Horror & the Grotesque, part 3.

Russian Folk-tales of Horror & the Grotesque, part 2

Link to Part 1 Link to Part 3 The following stories are drawn from two books which are available for free online: A: Afanas’ev, A. N. Russian Folk-Tales. With introduction and notes by Leonard A. Magnus B: Ralston, W. R. S. Russian Folk-Tales   The Witch Girl(B: p.268) Summary: A man passes from a village … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Russian Folk-tales of Horror & the Grotesque, part 2.

Russian Folk-tales of Horror & the Grotesque, part 1

Russian folk-tales, like their Western European counterparts, in their original, unaltered form, contain among their ranks several species of what we would now characterize either as horror, grotesque, or both. Mostly associated with the dead and/or witchcraft, these stories are of a distinctively darker hue than what is presently considered as a folk-tale. A happy … Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε Russian Folk-tales of Horror & the Grotesque, part 1.