Stories within stories: from the Jewish oral tradition

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Jason Aronson, Jun 15, 2000 - Fiction - 345 pages
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Gifted and highly acclaimed storyteller Peninnah Schram contributes to the ever-growing library of Jewish folklore collections, thus actively helping to restore the rich treasures of Jewish oral tradition in our contemporary world. The stories presented in Peninnah Schram's highly anticipated Stories within Stories: From the Jewish Oral Tradition are drawn primarily from talmudic and midrashic sources, medieval texts, and the Israel Folktale Archives. Each enchanting story-within-a-story is part of the Jewish oral tradition and continues to enlighten, educate, and entertain audiences as have all of the author's previous works.

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Contents

Introduction Apples of Gold in Frames of Silver
1
The King Who Loved Stories
30
We Never Lose Old Treasures
32
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Schram is a storyteller, teacher, recording artist, and author. She is Associate Professor of Speech and Drama at Stern College of Yeshiva University.

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