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Description - Yiddish Folktales by Beatrice S. Weinreich

This wonderful addition presents nearly 200 marvellous tales from the vivid world of East European Jewry. Drawn from the archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and superbly translated, these funny, pious, moralistic, and magical tales, peopled by rabbis and fools, prophets and princesses, form the most complete record to date of a vital folkloric tradition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805210903
ISBN-10: 0805210903
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 159mm x 31mm)
Pages: 410
Imprint: Random House Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Beatrice S. Weinreich

BEATRICE SILVERMAN WEINREICH is a research associate at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York and co-editor of the journal Yiddish Folklore.