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No star too beautiful : Yiddish stories from 1382 to the present

Author: Joachim Neugroschel
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A treasury of Yiddish literature features stories that represent Jewish traditions, culture, and history in a volume that includes works from the earliest literary periods through the present-day writings of I.B. Singer.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim Neugroschel
ISBN: 0393051900 9780393051902
OCLC Number: 49618829
Description: xvii, 710 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Yiddish--
the longest journey --
Acknowledgments --
Part one. The old Yiddish period: 1382 to the mid-eighteenth century: Virtuous Joseph / anon. --
Debate between wine and water / Zalman Sofer --
The war of the Holy Days / Zalman Khasak --
A tale of Mainz--
the two half brothers / anon. --
Bovo of Altona, chapters 1-3 / Eli Bokhur --
Abraham's childhood / anon --
The peasant and the scribe (from The book of cows) / anon. Six tales (from The Mayse book) / Jacob ben Abraham of Mezritch --
Noah and the flood (from Tsene-Rene) / Yakov ben Yitshok Ashkenazi --
Two spells from medical manuals (?16th-17th century) --
The West Indian tale / anon. --
The queen of Sheba in the house of the sun (from The book of miracles (1696), no. 2 / Yiftahk Yospe ben Naftali ha-Levi --
Two fables from The book of fables / Moshe Vallikh --
The tale of the pious Jew (from Memoirs) / Glikl bas Yuda Leib (a.k.a. Glikl of Hamelin) --
The princess and the seven geese / anon. --
Five stories about Till Eulenspiegel / anon. Part two. Hasidism and anti-hasidism, mysticism and moralism: Eighteen and early nineteenth century: From In praise of the Baal-Shem-Tov / Dov Ber ben Shmuel of Linets --
Stories about the Tsadiks / anon. --
Parables / The Dubno Preacher --
A tale of a king's son who was switched at birth--
(from Tales) / Rabbi Nakhman of Braslev. Part three. The Haskala (Jewish enlightenment): nineteenth century: Selections from The revealer of secrets / Yoysef Perl --
Fables / Shloyme Etinger --
The panic, or The town of Hérres / Aizik-Méyer Dik --
The hasidic boy, chapters 1-4 / Yitsik-Yoyl Linyetsky --
The little man, or The life story of Yitsik-Avrom, the power broker ; Shem and Japheth on a train / Mendele Moykher-Sforim --
From The Jewish Muzhik / Mordkhe Spector --
The crisis, chapters 1-3 / Yankev Dinezon. Part four. Modernism: nineteenth century to the present: On the stagecoach ; Cabalists ; Stories ; Hear, O Israel, or The Bassist / Yitsik Leybesh Peretz --
Mendel the Turk ; The starveling ; Anonymous folktales (from The destruction of Galicia) / S. Ansky (Shloyme-Zanvl Rapoport) --
Seventy-five thousand (A pack of Tsoris) / Sholom Aleichem --
How long does a pogrom last? / Alexander Kapel --
The cross / Lamed Shapiro --
Two roads ; Without a name ; The deaf man / Dovid Bergelson --
In the madhouse / Dovid Pinsky --
A father and his sons / I.M. Vaysenberg --
The archbishop / Fradel Shtok --
In the mountains / Hersh Dovid Nomberg --
From The Golem, or The miraculous deeds of Rabbi Liva / Yudl Rosenberg --
The encounter / Fishl Bimko --
A wounded man / Avrom Zak --
From a letter (from Barrack and War) / Yankev Kreplak --
Hear, O Israel / Yoysef Tenenboim --
A legend / Yeshue Perle --
He / H. Leivick --
Apartment no. four / Leon Kobrin --
The woman in chains, chapters 1-2 / Sarah Smith --
The story of beautiful Marie / Sholem Asch --
Magda / Y.Y. Singer --
The Jew who destroyed the Temple ; The first photograph / Avrom Reyzen --
Beheaded / Der Nister --
Part four (cont.): Canary / Shloyme Gilbert --
Miss Bertha / Yoyne Rosenfeld --
The open grave / Yoysef Smolazh --
What became of the fools of Khelm? (from The fools of Khelm) / Menakhem Kipnis --
Zelmenyaners, book I / Moyshe Kulbak --
The aunt from Norfolk (from Shadows on the sun) / Bertha Lelchuk --
She's found an audience (from Trunks and branches) / Sarah Hamer-Jacklyn --
The end of the road / Rokhl Korn --
Zubak / Avrom Karpinovitsh --
Dog blood (from Gebentshte hent (Blessed hands)) / Frume Halpern --
A Roman phiosopher writes a letter / Y.Y. Trunk --
The Dybbuk / Dovid-Leyb Mekler --
The mirror (from Gimpel the Fool) / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The empire of Kalman the cripple, chapters 1-2 / Yehuda Elberg --
Bociany, chapter 1 / Chava Rosenfarb.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Joachim Neugroschel.

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