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Mimekor Yisreal Selected Classical Jewish Folktales

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ISBN-10: 0253205883

ISBN-13: 9780253205889

Edition: 1991

Authors: Dan Ben-Amos, Emanuel Bin Gorion, Emanuel bin Gorion, I. M. Lask

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"[Bin Gorion's] crowning achievement was Mimekor Yisrael, a multilayered compendium of post-biblical Jewish lore and demonology." -- Commentary"One of the most extraordinary publishing events in my memory -- a huge source of discoveries of the quintessential Jewish experience." -- Nat Hentoff"This is a most important collection, actually unique in its field. I recommend it to all good readers." -- Isaac Bashevis Singer"It is wonderful to have this treasure trove of Jewish Folktales finally available in English." -- Bruno Bettelheim"Indispensable to anyone wishing to learn and explore the beauty of ancient Jewish legends." -- Elie WieselFor this new edition, Dan Ben-Amos has added commentary, historical identification of personalities and events, extensive headnotes, and a survey of relevant editions and sources. A truly monumental work.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 1/22/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English