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Yiddish Folktales

Beatrice Weinreich

Yiddish Folktales

by Beatrice Weinreich

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7673722M
    ISBN 100517055619
    ISBN 109780517055618

    However, the major part of the work is dedicated to Jewish folktales: the various languages, fables, sacred legends, folktales, and their moral teaching. Although this book was written mainly for popular information, it should be considered a genuine contribution . Yiddish Folktales by Beatrice Weinreich starting at $ Yiddish Folktales has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, 5/5(1).

    The New York Times Book Review "Filled with homey Eastern European Yiddish truths refracted through the colorful prism of fantasy and fancy, Yiddish Folktales evokes the vitality of a distant yet immediate realm, and thus re-creates it.". Buy books online and find book series such as The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library on Fairy Tales The folkloric traditions of cultures throughout the world come brilliantly to life in these fairy tale and folk tale compilations by world-class scholars and Yiddish Folktales. Irish Folktales. Folktales from.

      Yiddish Folktales by Beatrice S. Weinreich, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Electronic books Folklore Translations: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Yiddish folktales. New York: Schocken Books: Published in cooperation with YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors.


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"Filled with homey Eastern European Yiddish truths refracted through the colorful prism of fantasy and fancy, Yiddish Folktales evokes the vitality of a distant yet immediate realm, and thus re-creates it." —The New York Times Book Review "This gem of a collections open a breathtaking vista upon a vibrant world now lost to us."/5(12).

About Yiddish Folktales Filled with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the two hundred tales that make up this delightful compendium were gathered during the s and s by ethnographers in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe. "Filled with homey Eastern European Yiddish truths refracted through the colorful prism of fantasy and fancy, Yiddish Folktales evokes the vitality of a distant yet immediate realm, and thus re-creates it." —The New York Times Book Review "This gem of a collections open a breathtaking vista upon a vibrant world now lost to us."Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

This book is a collection of folktales and legends from the Yiddish-speaking world of Eastern Europe. My favorite section was # 7, "Elves and Dibbuks, Ghosts and Golems: Supernatural Tales." Here I found the most original-sounding and unusual stories.

Most would qualify today as 'flash fiction' because they are often short, scary, and succinct/5. Yiddish Folktales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) - Kindle edition by Weinreich, Beatrice.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Yiddish Folktales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)/5(11).

A compendium of two hundred Yiddish folktales, collected during the s and s from people of all walks of life in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe.

Folktales from Eastern Europe presents 71 tales from Ashkenasic culture in the most important collection of Jewish folktales ever published. It is the second volume in Folktales of the Jews, the five-volume series to be released over the next several years, in the tradition of Louis Ginzberg's classic, Legends of the Jews.

Yiddish folktales. Publication date Topics Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Folklore, Folk literature, Yiddish -- Translations into English, Folk literature, Yiddish -- Europe, Eastern Publisher Pantheon Books, c Includes bibliographical references (p.

)Pages: I opened my reading selection to an author named Yitzhak Leib Peretz () born in a Polish city, under Russian rule.

He wrote and gathered Yiddish folktales while imprisoned in This little folktale is entitled: “ And Maybe Even Higher” The rebbe (yiddish for rabbi) was from the town of Nemirov in the Ukraine.

And [ ]. First published inthis now classic collection of folktales translated from the Yiddish is illustrated with some of Sendak's finest work. There are tales from Chelm and stories of the supernatural among the seven included. As Singer's first book for children, it can.

Yiddish Folktales Filled with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the two hundred tales that make up this delightful compendium were gathered during the s and s by ethnographers in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe.

In it was translated into English as "The Book of Legends", by William G, Braude. Mimekor Yisrael, by Micha Josef (bin Gorion) Berdyczewski. Berdyczewski was interested in compiling the folklore and legends of the Jewish people, from the earliest times up until the dawn of the modern era.

Folktales & PJ Library Books. Below are several examples of PJ Library books that retell the same classic folktale. While the characters, location, or particulars of each book may be unique, their stories are the same.

Appreciating What You Have. Here are three books that share the same Yiddish. --Leonard Nimoy "Filled with homey Eastern European Yiddish truths refracted through the colorful prism of fantasy and fancy, Yiddish Folktales evokes the vitality of a distant yet immediate realm, and thus re-creates it."--The New York Times Book Review "This gem of a collections open a breathtaking vista upon a vibrant world now lost to us."/5(10).

It Could Always Be Worse, is a Yiddish folktale adapted by Margot Zemach. It’s a humorous story that teaches an important lesson. In the story, a poor man is upset by his crowded, noisy, living conditions. In his little one room hut lives: himself, his mother, his wife, and their six children/5.

Publisher Description Filled with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the two hundred marvelous tales that make up this delightful compendium were gathered during the s and s by ethnographers in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe. Hundreds of Jewish stories from the sages, the Chassidic masters, and contemporary Jewish storytellers.

Library of Yiddish Classics Edited by Beatrice S. Weinreich Translated by: Leonard Wolf The tales in this delightful comprendium were gathered by ethnographers in the small towns and villages of Eastern Europe as the population, which was soon to vanish altogether, dwindled during the s and s.

Yiddish Folktales by Beatrice Weinreich A collection of nonsense tales, parables, fairy tales, tales about crafty tricksters and plain old fools, and legends -- particularly legends. A wide variety. I was particularly interested in the fairy tales.

Distributed by Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. Originally published in hardcover by Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc., in All photographs are from the archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Yiddish folktales.

Bibliography. Yiddish Folktales Beatrice S. Weinreich, Editor, Leonard Wolf, Translator Pantheon Books $ (p) ISBN Buy this book The repetitive nature, didacticism and brevity (some.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Such a Library!: A Yiddish Folktale Re-Imagined by Jill Ross Nadler (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .Buy Yiddish Folktales by Beatrice S Weinreich online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $/5(1).