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One-Time Dog Market at Buda and Other Hungarian Folktales

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ISBN 10: 0208025057 / ISBN 13: 9780208025050
Published by Linnet Books, 2001
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Title: One-Time Dog Market at Buda and Other ...

Publisher: Linnet Books

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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The twenty-three stories here are an appetizing sampler of the over-10,000 recorded Hungarian folktales collected over the years. Sandwiched between traditional openings and closings are tales full of nimble cleverness. The Hungarian zest for life and courage to tackle even seven-headed dragons is evident throughout.

The cradle of these folktales is the basin of the Carpathian Mountains. They contain historical figures such as King Matthias, and legends about the founding of Hungary and early Mongol raids. Turkish influences from the Ottoman Empire, Gypsy stories, and motifs familiar from many other countries play into the tales as well, reflecting Hungary's geographical position as a meeting and fighting place in East Central Europe.

The author has supplied an introduction and comments to inform each tale with background about Hungary and Hungarians.

A Linnet Book. All ages, xiv, 130p., illus., notes, bibliog. Library binding, 0-208-02505-7, $25.00.

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Linnet Books is an imprint of The Shoe String Press, Inc. in North Haven, Connecticut.

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