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Russian Tales and Legends
From a land of dark forests, wide rivers, and endless plains come heroic tales of the legendary Russian heroes and traditional tales of every kind. You can read about great banquets, strange journeys, mighty battles, mountains of gold, and the Water of Life and Death. Here are stories of princes and princesses, of merchants, boyars, cossacks, angels, robbers, and minstrels ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 26th 1990 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published 1978)
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I know this is historical folklore and women have had few rights until recently - especially not in Eastern Europe. This book was published before the 60's and it has a fairly steady stream of misogyny that could be removed without doing damage to the stories. I had a difficult time getting past references trying to justify domestic abuse.