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A treasury of Jewish folklore : stories, traditions, legends, humor, wisdom and folk songs of the Jewish people / edited by Nathan Ausubel.

Other Title:
Jewish folklore.
Publication:
New York : Crown Publishers, ©1948.
Series:
Folklore series.
The folklore series
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 741 pages : music ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Jews -- Folklore.
Jews.
Volkscultuur.
Joden.
Folklore, Jewish.
Childrens subjects:
Jews -- Folklore.
Form/Genre:
Songs, Hebrew.
Songs, Yiddish.
Folklore.
Summary:
A diversified anthology chosen from the 3000 year history of Judaism.
Contents:
Part one. Jewish salt
Part two. Heroes. Wise men ; Holy men ; Miracles ; Fighters and strong men
Part three. The human comedy. Droll characters ; Rogues and sinners ; Traditional types ; Humorous anecdotes and jests
Part four. Tales and legends. Biblical sidelights ; The world to come ; The ten lost tribes ; Folk tales ; Demon tales ; Animal tales
Part five. Proverbs and riddles. Proverbs and folk sayings ; Folkquips ; Riddles ; Conundrums
Part six. Songs and dances. Folk songs ; Religious songs.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
נושא ישן: Folk songs, Yiddish.
נושא ישן: Songs, Hebrew.
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Potok Collection copy has autograph of "Herman Potok December 1951".
Potok Collection copy is "Tenth Printing, August 1950."
Presented to the Penn Libraries by the Board of Governors of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth.
Penn Provenance:
Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (donor) (Libra copy)
Freedman, Robert, 1929- (donor) (Freedman copy)
Freedman, Molly (donor) (Freedman copy)
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1948
Contributor:
Ausubel, Nathan, 1898-1986.
Library of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (University of Pennsylvania)
Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Treasury of Jewish folklore.
Online version: Treasury of Jewish folklore.
ISBN:
9780517502938
0517502933
OCLC:
275758
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