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dc.contributor.authorKrylov, Ivan Andreevichen_US
dc.contributor.authorRalphs, E. Een_US
dc.identifier.other2018 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractA curious book by a translator who is pictured standing with a bear! Forty-five verse fables in rhyming couplets, with the last of them, Dancing Fish (77) in two versions, the first of which was originally suppressed by the Censor. An italicized statement after a fable often points out its political implications. Many of these fables are straight Aesop. Some are slightly modified; e.g. The Lion and the Gnat (51) has only one phase, in which the gnat wins. Several are new to me: The Monkey (19), The Squirrel (26), Ass and Peasant (54), The Wolf and the Young Mouse (57), The Hare Goes Hunting (59), The Cuckoo and the Cock (63), The Spirit of Inquiry (71), and The Fox (and the wolf, 74). The illustrations look like cheap xeroxes. There is a photo of Krylov on the back dust jacket and a photo of the Leningrad Krylov monument on 10. Several typographical mistakes, e.g. missing quotation marks at the beginning of line 10 on 39 and they's for they'd on 65. This book helps me get ready to teach fable the next time. Some musts to be included from Krylov's work include: The Geese (15), A Pike (20), The Kitten and the Starling (32), The Donkey and the Nightingale (47), The Cuckoo and the Cock (63), Monkey and Glasses (65), and Dancing Fish (77).en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityE.E. Ralphsen_US
dc.publisherHoward Bakeren_US
dc.subject.lccPG3337.K7 R35 1990en_US
dc.titleKrylov's Birds & Beasts: A Selection of the Fablesen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.acquired.locationChildren's Bookshop, Hay-on-Wyeen_US
dc.cost.otherCost: £7.50en_US
dc.cost.usCost: $13.50en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.coverThis book has a dust jacket (book cover)en_US
dc.description.note2Original language: rusen_US
dc.description.note3First edition?en_US
dc.fables.otherExtra copy: 8620en_US
dc.printer.locationGreat Britainen_US

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