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Sprookjes van de Baba Jaga

Sprookjes van de Baba Jaga

Target audience:
12-14 years and up
Extra subject
luisterboeken
Title
Sprookjes van de Baba Jaga / Afanasjev, Alexander ; ill. van Heuninck, Ronald
Author
Alexander Afanasjev
Language
Dutch
Original language
Russian
Original title
Narodnye roesskie skazki
Distributor
Brussel: Luisterpunt, 1986
1 cd
Playing time
07:27
Note
Nederlandse stem

About Alexander Afanasjev

Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev (Afanasief, Afanasiev or Afanas'ev, Russian: Александр Николаевич Афанасьев) (23 July [O.S. 11 July] 1826 — 5 October [O.S. 23 September] 1871) was a Russian Slavist and ethnographer who published nearly 600 Russian fairy and folk tales, one of the largest collections of folklore in the world. The first edition of his collection was published in eight volumes from 1855 to 1867, earning him the reputation as being the Russian counterpart to the Brothers Grimm.

Life

Alexander Afanasyev was born in the town of Boguchar in the Voronezh Governorate of the Russian Empire (modern-day Voronezh Oblast of Russia) into a family of modest means. His mother Varvara Mikhailovna Afanasyeva came from common people. Alexander was her seventh child; she became very ill after giving birth and died by the end of the year. The children were raised by their father Nikola…Read more on Wikipedia