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Szyk, Arthur 1894-1951

Overview
Works: 254 works in 597 publications in 7 languages and 7,754 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Illustrated works  Narrative poetry  Frame stories  Prayers and devotions 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Other, Creator, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: PK6513, 821.1
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Most widely held works about Arthur Szyk
 
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Most widely held works by Arthur Szyk
Andersen's Fairy tales by H. C Andersen( Book )

28 editions published between 1935 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen that transport readers into a magical world of kings and princesses, farm lads and mermaids, and even the devil's grandmother
Pathways through the Bible by Mortimer J Cohen( Book )

30 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives the reader a broad acquaintance with the contents of the Bible. Based mostly on the Jewish Publication Society translation of the Bible. Presented in chronological order. Encompasses and realizes the goals of a simplified version of The Holy Scriptures which would be readable, easy to compehend and even enjoyable.--Based on Foreword
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

9 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and English, Middle and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Canterbury Tales brings together an unforgettable group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury, pilgrims who came from all ranks of society, from the crusading Knight and burly Miller to the worldly Monk and the famously lusty Wife of Bath. Their tales are as various as the tellers, including romance, bawdy comedy, beast fable, learned debate, parable, and Eastern adventure. The resulting collection gives us a set of characters so vivid that they have often been taken as portraits from real life, and a series of stories as hilarious in their comedy as they are affecting in their tragedy. Even after 600 years, their account of the human condition is fresh and true."-- Amazon.com
The book of Job : from the translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1974 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám by Omar Khayyam( Book )

22 editions published between 1940 and 1976 in English and Polish and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation of the philosophical poetry of the eleventh-century Persian mathematician whose live-for-the-day code of ethics fills verses
The book of Ruth : from the translation prepared at Cambridge in 1611 for King James I( Book )

11 editions published between 1947 and 1948 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art and politics of Arthur Szyk by Steven Luckert( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arthur Szyk was one of the most creative and determined political activists of his time. A gifted book illustrator and illuminator, a skillful caricaturist, and a crusader for causes, this multifaceted artist ceaselessly defended the rights of Jews and advocated on their behalf." "The Art and Politics of Arthur Szyk, based on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's exhibition of the same name, places the artist and his work into the context of the turbulent times in which he lived (1894-1951). This illustrated text examines how Arthur Szyk used his talent to support the Jewish people, attack their enemies, and awaken the world to the threat of Nazism."--BOOK JACKET
Razzle dazzle by William Saroyan( Book )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hagadah shel Pesaḥ by Arthur Szyk( Book )

56 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Hebrew and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new order by Arthur Szyk( Book )

7 editions published between 1941 and 1949 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arabian nights entertainments : containing sixty-five stories told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to divert Shahryar the Sultan from the execution of a vow he had made to avenge the disloyalty of his first Sultaness( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheherezade, daughter of King Shahryar's advisor, tells her husband a different story every night to keep the king from killing her
The Szyk Haggadah( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern illuminated haggadah, illustrated by master miniaturist Arthur Szyk in Poland just after Hitler's rise to power, with all-new translation and commentary by leading Jewish theologian Rabbi Byron L. Sherwin
Arthur Szyk : artist, Jew, Pole by Joseph P Ansell( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ten commandments( Book )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2000 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales from Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor Farjeon has retold The Cantebury tales in modern form so that they may be readily enjoyed by young people of today, but has at the same time retained the original color and vigour of Chaucer's masterpiece
Hagadah shel Pesaḥ : meḳoroteha ṿe-toldoteha be-meshekh ha-dorot be-tseruf ha-nusaḥ ha-baduḳ ṿe-tatslum ha-hagadah ha-ʻatiḳah be-yoter min ha-genizah ha-Ḳahirit ʻim dape-dugmah mi-tokh hagadot ketuvot u-mudpasot yeḳarot-ha-metsiʼut by E. D Goldschmidt( Book )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in Hebrew and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Service for the first nights of Passover
Eighteen gates of Jewish holidays and festivals by Issachar Miron-Michrovsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Joseph and his brothers( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ink & blood: a book of drawings by Arthur Szyk( Book )

3 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Andersen's Fairy tales
Alternative Names
Arthur Szyk Amerikaans karikaturist (1894-1951)

Arthur Szyk US-amerikanisch-polnischer Künstler

Artur Szyk

Artur Szyk grafik polski pochodzenia żydowskiego

Shiḳ, Arṭur 1894-1951

Šîq, Artûr 1894-1951

Šiyq, ʾArtwr 1894-1951

Šyq, Artur 1894-1951

Szyk, A.

Szyk, Arthur.

Szyk, Arthur 1894-1951

Szyk, Artur

Szyk Artur 1894-1951

ארתור שיק

ארתור שיק אמן אמריקאי

שיק, ארטור 1894־1951

‏שיק, ארתור.

שיק ארתור 1894-1951

שיק, ארתור בן שלמה

アーサー・シイク 1894-1951

シイク, アーサー

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Pathways through the BibleThe art and politics of Arthur SzykThe Szyk HaggadahArthur Szyk : artist, Jew, PoleThe Ten commandmentsEighteen gates of Jewish holidays and festivalsArthur Szyk : Bilder gegen Nationalsozialismus und Terror = drawing against national socialism and terror