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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(241mm x 159mm x 31mm)
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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.