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Jew in the old American folklore

Rudolf Glanz

Jew in the old American folklore

by Rudolf Glanz

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Published by Waldon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Folklore,
  • Folklore -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Published with the help of the Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation - t.p.

    Statementby Rudolf Glanz.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 234p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19582131M

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Jew in the old American folklore by Rudolf Glanz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glanz, Rudolf. Jew in the old American folklore. New York [Waldon Press] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

-Publishers WeeklyThe vast body of Jewish folklore, influencing and influenced by the many and various cultures in which it came in contact over the ages, reflects both the struggle and the triumph of being a Jew. The stories in this book come from many sources and includes lunar holidays and everyday observances; wonder tales from the Sorcerer.

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Jewish folklore is full of vivid stories that both entertain and teach. This book is based on tales from the Talmud and some of the themes are familiar from fairy-tales and folklore from other traditions, the stories in this collection are infused with the perennial Jewish struggle for survival and dignity, as well as a large helping of gentle humor.

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