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Sepher Yosippon

A Tenth-Century History of Ancient Israel

translated and introduced by Steven B. Bowman

The seminal medieval history of the Second Commonwealth period of ancient Jewish history.

Paperback
Published: November 2022
ISBN: 9780814349434
$49.99
Hardcover
Published: November 2022
ISBN: 9780814349441
$99.99
Ebook
Published: November 2022
ISBN: 9780814349458
$49.99

The Angel and the Cholent

Food Representation from the Israel Folktale Archives

Idit Pintel-Ginsbergtranslated by Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

A collection of food-focused folktales from the Israel Folktale Archives.

Paperback
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348840
$36.99
Hardcover
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348857
$92.99
Ebook
Published: October 2021
ISBN: 9780814348864
$36.99
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Jewish Cultural Studies

Simon J. Bronner

Defines the distinctive field of Jewish cultural studies and its basis in folkloristic, psychological, and ethnological approaches.

Paperback
Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338759
$39.99
Hardcover
Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814348284
$92.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2021
ISBN: 9780814338766

Inviting Interruptions

Wonder Tales in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Cristina Bacchilega and Jennifer Orme

Fairy-tale texts and images that address contemporary issues in unsettling, intersectional, and wondrous ways.

Paperback
Published: February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347003
$32.99
Hardcover
Published: February 2021
ISBN: 9780814346990
$92.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2021
ISBN: 9780814347010

Charles Godfrey Leland and His Magical Tales

Edited by Jack Zipes

A lively selection of Charles Godfrey Leland’s unique nineteenth-century tales.

Paperback
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347850
$32.99
Hardcover
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347867
$82.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2020
ISBN: 9780814347874
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101 Middle Eastern Tales and Their Impact on Western Oral Tradition

Ulrich Marzolph

A comprehensive exploration of the Middle Eastern roots of Western narrative tradition.

Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347737
$49.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347744
$99.99
Ebook
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814347751
$49.99

The Power of a Tale

Stories from the Israel Folktale Archives

edited by Haya Bar-Itzhak and Idit Pintel-Ginsberg

English translations of over fifty stories from the Israel Folktale Archives.

Hardcover
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342084
$64.99
Ebook
Published: November 2019
ISBN: 9780814342091
$24.99

The Legend of Safed

Life and Fantasy in the City of Kabbalah

Eli Yassif
Translated by Haim Watzman

Jewish life through the legends created and narrated in Safed in the sixteenth century.

Paperback
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814346846
$32.99
Hardcover
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341100
$84.99
eBOOK
Published: May 2019
ISBN: 9780814341117

Overlooking the Border

Narratives of Divided Jerusalem

Dana Hercbergs

An ethnographic tapestry of personal and institutional narratives about Jerusalem's social history.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814344927
$31.99
Hardcover
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341087
$79.99
Ebook
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814341094
$24.99

Field Recordings

Russell Brakefield

Poetry that uses American folk music as a lens to investigate themes of family, art, and masculinity.

Paperback
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814344965
$17.99
Ebook
Published: March 2018
ISBN: 9780814344972
$17.99

Songquest

The Journals of Great Lakes Folklorist Ivan H. Walton

Ivan H. Walton and Joe Grimmintroduction by Laurie Sommers

The field notes of a pioneering folklorist who collected the songs, stories, and cultural history of Great Lakes sailors in the 1930s.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344613
$22.99
Ebook
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344606
$4.99

Jewish Moroccan Folk Narratives from Israel

Aliza Shenhar and Haya Bar-Itzhak

This study presents a unique selection of folk narratives of Moroccan Jews in Israel.

Paperback
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344521
$22.99
Ebook
Published: February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344538
$4.99

Tales in Context

Sefer Ha-Ma'asim in Medieval Northern France

Rella Kushelevsky and Elisheva Baumgarten

A folkloric research project on Sefer ha-ma'asim.

Hardcover
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342718
$84.99
Ebook
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814342725
$39.99

The Pleasures of Metamorphosis

Japanese and English Fairy Tale Transformations of "The Little Mermaid"

Lucy Fraser

Analysis of the mermaid in Japanese and English fairy tales through the framework of pleasure.

Paperback
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342442
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9780814342459

Relief After Hardship

The Ottoman Turkish Model for the Thousand and One Days

Ulrich Marzolph

Contributes to the history of Middle Eastern narrative lore and its impact on Western tradition.

Paperback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814351154
$24.99
Hardcover
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342770
$44.99
Ebook
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342763
$39.99

Mother Goose Refigured

A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault's Fairy Tales

Christine A. Jones

Mother Goose Refigured presents annotated translations of Charles Perrault's 1697 fairy tales that attend to the irony and ambiguity in the original French and provide a fresh take on heroines and heroes that have become household names in North America.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338926
$31.99
Ebook
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814338933
$24.99

Cinderella Across Cultures

New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

edited by Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, Gillian Lathey, and Monika Wozniakpreface by Cristina Bacchilega

Examines the tale of Cinderella as a fascinating, multilayered, and ever-changing story constantly reinvented in different media and traditions.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341551
$34.99
Ebook
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341568
$24.99

Giambattista Basile's the Tale of Tales, or Entertainment for Little Ones

Giambattista Basileforeword by Jack Zipes, Nancy L. Canepa, and Carmelo Lettere

The first unabridged English translation taken directly from Basile's monumental Lo cunto de li cunti (1634--1636), this edition is fully annotated and illustrated, with an extensive bibliography.

Hardcover
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814342572
$36.99

From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl

Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West

Mayako Murai

Brings contemporary Japanese literary and artistic fairy-tale adaptations into conversation with Euro-American feminist fairy-tale re-creation and scholarship.

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339497
$31.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339503
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Feathers, Paws, Fins, and Claws

Fairy-Tale Beasts

edited by Christine A. Jones and Jennifer Schackerillustrated by Lina Kusaite

A richly illustrated collection of evocative animal stories that offers young adult and adult readers a new vision of the fairy-tale past.

Hardcover
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814340691
$24.99
Ebook
Published: September 2015
ISBN: 9780814340707
$24.99

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