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Ukrainian Folk Tales - Bloch, Marie H (Editor)
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In this volume will be found not only many of the familiar ingredients of folklore, but many surprising Slavic twists as well. Greed and gullibility are justly punished; quick wits and ingenuity triumph over brutish strength every time; but these animals, the fox and the wild boar, the bear, the faithful dog, even a surprising cat who announces, I am Pan Kotsky! I am the most frightful animal in the woods. I tear to pieces whomever I please! -- are mirrors of human foibles and failings and reflect a humorous commentary on ...

Ukrainian Folk Tales 1999, Hippocrene Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780781807449

Revised edition