(PDF DOWNLOAD) [One Time Dog Market at Buda and Other Hungarian Folktales] · Irma Molnar

This book can easily be read in a day or savored whenever you have a few moments for a uick story The author adds insighthistorical information at the end if each folktale This allows for a better understanding of the context in which the folktale developed I promised my 12s I would read this over break which I did in ust two short readings The tales are brief but fun and like all fairy tales gave great insight just two short readings The tales are brief but fun and like all fairy tales gave great insight the values and social s that drive Hungarian society still today These do not have the same fairy tale arc I m used to which will certainly be part of what we discuss which also necessitates "Reflection On Literary Structures And "on literary structures and of genre So I got much. The twenty three stories here are an appetizing sampler of the over 10000 recorded Hungarian folktales collected over the years "sandwiched between traditional openings and closings are tales "between traditional openings and closings are tales of nimble cleverness The Hungarian zest for life and courage to tackle even seven headed dragons is evident througho. .



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One Time Dog Market at Buda and Other Hungarian FolktalesN works She introduces us to 612 different kinds of story and ends up translating the ones she found most pertinent and varied The background of the anthology is fascinating in that it provides the and varied The background of the anthology is fascinating in that it provides the of the Hungarian state from loose tribal alliances to becoming a part of Europe to the turbulence of the 20th century Extensive footnotes to each story provide background on topics such as Hungarian education geography music folklore literature and yet history This "could have been a 5 star book but I think that the author was intent upon cramming too much information into "have been a 5 star book but I think that the author was intent upon cramming too much information into rather short book that it s of a sampler than a full meal Includes a bibliography for those who seek. Les as well reflecting Hungary's geographical position as a meeting and fighting place in East Central Europe The author has supplied an introduction and comments to inform each tale with background about Hungary and Hungarians A Linnet Book All ages xiv 130p illus notes bibliog Library binding 0 208 02505 7 25. ,

Than The Sun Shines Over the Sanggan River just fun stories Which isust one reason I live reading so much You never know what you ll get Overall I thoroughly enjoyed this book It is an entertaining compilation of traditional Hungarian folk tales each told in a simple style especially conducive to reading aloud with the exception of The Shepherd of Rabbits which I would recommend skipping altogetherThe book is also very informative The preface explains a little bit Of Hungarian History And Hungarian history and each tale is a short paragraph or two which identifies elements in the story that are illustrative of Hungarian culture This "Anthology Includes 23 Stories "includes 23 stories from over 10000 that the author found amongst Hungaria. Ut The cradle of these folktales is the basin of the Carpathian Mountains They contain historical figures such as King Matthias and legends about the founding of Hungary and early Mongol raids Turkish influences from the Ottoman Empire Gypsy stories and motifs familiar from many other countries play into the ta.
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