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Alexander Afanasyev

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Who is Alexander Afanasyev?

Alexander Afanasyev: Alexander Nikolayevich Afanasyev was a Russian Slavist who published nearly 600 Russian folktales and fairytales, one of the largest folktale collection in the world. The first edition of his collection was published in eight fascicules from 1855–67, earning him the reputation of the Russian counterpart to the Brothers Grimm.

  • also known as A. Afanasʹev
  • born on (189 years ago) in Boguchar
  • education: Moscow State University
  • profession: Journalist
  • died on (144 years ago) in Moscow
  • written works: "Narod-khudozhnik", "Russkii︠a︡ zavi︠e︡tnyi︠a︡ skazki A.N. Afanasʹeva", "Das goldmähnige Pferd", "The three kingdoms", "Vas privetstvuet skazka", "The bawdy peasant", "Russian folk-tales", "Verboden Russische volksverhalen", "Russkie satiricheskie zhurnaly", "Words of wisdom", "Narodnyi͡a︡ russkīi͡a︡ skazki", "Russkie detskie skazki", "The magic ring", "Poėticheskīi︠a︡ vozzri︠e︡nīi︠a︡ slavi︠a︡n na prirodu", "Les contes populaires russes", "Foma the terrible", "Poėticheskii͡a︡ vozzri͡e︡nii͡a︡ slavi͡a︡n&& na prirodu: opyt'' sravnitel'nag izuchenii͡a︡ slavi͡a︡nskikh'' predaniĭ i vi͡e︡rovaniĭ, v'' svi͡a︡zi s'' miḟicheskimi skazanii͡a︡mi drugikh'' rodstvennykh'' narodov'' A. Aḟanas'eva", "Drevo zhizni", "Rosyjskie bajki ludowe ze zbioru Aleksandra Afanasjewa", "Erotic tales of old Russia", "Erotische Märchen aus Russland", "Mify, poverʹi︠a︡ i sueverii︠a︡ slavi︠a︡n", "Zhivai͡a︡ voda i veshchee slovo", "Narodnye russkie skazki A.N. Afanasʹeva", "Vstretimsi͡a︡ v okti͡a︡bre", "Gatʹ", "Russkie zavetnye skazki", "Russian adult humor"

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