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Krylov's Fables (Classics of Russian literature)

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Крылов считал, что басня, как и всякое произведение искусства, должна быть проста и понятна: "А ларчик просто открывался!". Вот такими "ларчиками" с сокровищами народной мудрости и были его произведения. Многие выражения из написанных из 200 басен стали крылатыми, превратились в пословицы и поговорки. Пушкин считал, что басенному творчеству Крылова присуще "весёлое лукавст ...more
Hardcover, 271 pages
Published June 10th 1977 by Hyperion Pr (first published 1869)
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Azamat
Jan 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Мудрость веков over9000. Некоторые басни я не понял (в чем мораль), но в основном очень понравились. Немного утомпляет слушать много басен подряд, потому что они все в некотором таком ритме похожем между собой, поэтому идеально будет иметь книжку и иногда возвращаться к ней, чтобы поразбросить мозгами и повздыхать со взглядом мудреца.


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Stanislav242
Mar 31, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: multicultural
I read the fable about the swan, pike and crayfish in class. A nice poem with a lesson to boot, it encompasses that being able to an agreement in business is a highlight in all cultures, and that communication is the key. It rhymes really well in Russian and the translation is O.K but the flow and rhyme is lost, so I could not read it as fast. Thats why I am giving it a 4.
Vika
Jan 26, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s-books
Volk i Zhuravl 3/5
Strekoza i Muravey 4/5
Vorona i Lisitsa 5/5
Volk i Yagnonok 4/5
Lev i Mysh 5/5
Sandy
Oct 03, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: other-diversity
This book brings to American children, and adults, the first verse translations of 15 traditional fables. The animals in the fables are timeless in their wit and mischief.
Trounin
Создав достаточно творений, не зная, чем себя ещё занять, успеха толком не имея, о чём мог Иван Крылов ещё мечтать? О славе баснописца только. Но почему же не писать ему сатиры, коли правду он всегда искал? Испытано достаточно, судьбы ударам место в прошлом, для театра он писать устал. Пример Эзопа им усвоен, он Лафонтена уважал, теперь за переводом басен Иван всё время коротал. А где рука просила сотворить своё — там твёрдо строчки зазвучали, и жизнь Крылова расцвела, все современники о нём узн ...more
James Klagge
Mostly predictable and unimaginative fables. I thought they would have a Russian flavor--but they don't particularly. A few were noteworthy:
"A Little Box" (p. 30)-much like Wittgenstein's metaphor of solving a philosophical problem with a move that seems obvious in retrospect.
"The Sightseer" (p. 132)-apparently the origin of the "elephant in the room".
"The Author and the Robber" (p. 194)-a sort of appreciation of the intellect, along the lines of "the pen is mightier than the s
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Malkhaz Shonia
Обязательно к прочтению!
Gijs Grob
Een bloemlezing van de puntige, humoristische en soms vlijmscherpe fabels die Krylov op vrolijke en doeltreffende wijze op rijm heeft gezet.

Sommige zijn naar La Fontaine, maar de beste zijn Krylovs eigen creaties. Na lezing van deze bundel hoort Krylov wat mij betreft met Gogol tot de aardsvaders van de Russische humoristische literatuur.
Victoria Drob
Feb 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Julia Drob
Julia, 7-years old: I liked talking about the morals with my mom. (It was fun talking about the morals.) Some of the morals were funny like the monkey and the glasses. The moral was that things have no value if you don't know how to use them.
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Для маленьких детей я понимаю. Они поучительные и многие про животных, и это их интересует. Для старших, совершенна не рекомендую, особенно когда ваша учительница заставляла их учить.
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Ivan Andreyevich Krylov (Russian: Иван Андреевич Крылов) is Russia's best known fabulist. While many of his earlier fables were loosely based on Aesop's and La Fontaine's, later fables were original work, often satirizing the incompetent bureaucracy that was stifling social progress in his time.

Life.
Ivan Krylov was born in Moscow, but spent his early years in Orenburg and Tver. His fath
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