Invention and truth

Klickita

The tale is an invention; the song, the truth. (Russian proverb).

Russian proverb, Jakobson «On Russian Fairy Tales», appendix to  A. N. Afanas’ev, Russian Fairy Tales, traducción de Norbert Guterman, Nueva York: Pantheon, 1945, p. 649.
Illustration inspired by the art of the people Klickitat the northwest coast of America.
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