Sacral knowledge of northern peoples generalized by the daughter of tundra will be presented in Salekhard
10:13 14 марта 2018
Категории: News in English
The presentation of the book by the famous Khanty woman-writer Zinaida Longortova “Motivy Severnoy Zemly” (Motives of the northern land) will take place in the National library of Yamal on the 15th of March.
According to the information given to the news agency “Sever-Press” by the head of the office for monitoring and development of library work in the regional National library Varvara Polozova, this is not just a book but the big work. During long time Zinaida Longortova travelled around vast expanses of Yamal, spoke with people, who carefully kept valuable knowledge, she wrote down legends, myths, which became the basis for her book.
“Motives of the northern land” will be interesting not only for collectors of folklore but also for people, who never touched northern culture. The book will help to answer many questions.
Zinaida Longortova is a laureate of many literature prizes. She is known beyond the region and even beyond the country. Her creative collection includes such interesting books as “Uchitel Severa” (The teacher of the North), “Zemlya Skazok” (The land of fairy-tales), “Solnechniye Bliki Beresty” (Sunny glare of the birch bark). And the novel “U sinevodnoy Obi” (Blue River) won hearts of English people. It was translated to English and published in Great Britain in 1 million and 500 thousand copies. Also her books are published in Khanty and Russian languages.