Riordan, James (William)

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RIORDAN, James (William)

RIORDAN, James (William). British, b. 1936. Genres: Children's fiction, Area studies, Dance/Ballet, International relations/Current affairs, Sports/ Fitness. Career: Progress Publishers, Moscow, Sr. Translator, 1962-65; Portsmouth Polytechnic, Lecturer in Liberal Studies, 1965-69; University of Surrey, Guildford, Professor of Russian Studies. Vice-Pres, International Sports History Association, and of the Society for Cultural Relations with Russia. Publications: Mistress of the Copper Mountain (folk tales), 1975; Tales from Central Russia (folk tales), 1977; Sport in Soviet Society, 1977; Tales from Tartary (folk tales), 1978; (ed.) Sport under Communism, 1978; (with E. Colwell) Little Grey Neck, 1978; Sleeping Beauty, 1979; Beauty and the Beast, 1979; Soviet Sport: Background to the Olympics, 1980; A World of Folk Tales Fairy Tales, 2 vols., 1981-82; Tales of King Arthur, 1982; Woman in the Moon, 1984; Tales from the Ballet, 1985; The Soviet Union: Land and Peoples, 1986; Folktales of the British Isles, 1987; Eastern Europe: Land and Peoples, 1987; Soviet Education: The Gifted and the Handicapped, 1988; Pinocchio, 1988; Soviet Youth Culture, 1989; Snow- maiden, 1989; Soviet Youth Problems, 1989; The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales, 1989; Thumbelina, 1990; Sports, Politics and Communism, 1991; Sex and Russian Society, 1993; Korean Folk-tales, 1994. NOVELS: Sweet Clarinet, 1998; The Prisoner, 1999; When the Guns Fall Silent, 2000; War Song, 2001; Boxcar Molly, 2001. Address: 11 Nore Down Way, West Marden, Chichester PO18 9EP, England. Online address: [email protected]