Download e-book for iPad: Yiddish Folktales (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore by Beatrice Weinreich

By Beatrice Weinreich

ISBN-10: 0394546180

ISBN-13: 9780394546186

ISBN-10: 0805210903

ISBN-13: 9780805210903

Filled with princesses and witches, dybbuks and wonder-working rebbes, the 2 hundred very good stories that make up this pleasant compendium have been accrued throughout the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties via ethnographers within the small cities and villages of japanese Europe. accumulated from humans of all walks of lifestyles, they comprise parable and allegories approximately existence, success, and knowledge; stories of magic and beauty; tales approximately rebbes and their disciples; and stories whose in basic terms goal is to entertain. lengthy after the tradition that produced them has disappeared, those mesmerizing Yiddish folktales proceed to paintings their magic today.

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