Jerusalem: The Magnes Press, The Hebrew University, 1983. Hardbound. Royal octavo in edgeworn dust jacket, 472, 128 pp., b/w plates. Very Good-. Item #14959
In Hebrew with a section in English at the rear. Articles are "The Idea of Folklore: An Essay," Dan Ben-Amos, "Open and Closed Forms in Moral Tales," Roger D. Abrahams, "Couvade in Genesis," Alan Dundes, "International Folklore Motifs in Joseph Ibn Zabara's 'Sepher Sha'shu'im,'" Haim Schwarzbaum, "The Stereotype of the Jew in Polish Folklore," Olga Goldberg-Mulkiewicz, "The Middle Eastern Amulet as Folk Art," Yedida K. Stillman, "Alte Geschichten in neuem Gewande," Alexander Scheiber, "Bibliography of Dov Noy's Writings in Folkloristics and Talmudic-Midrashic Literature," Edna Hechal, "The 'Eyn Haqore' Story in Judges 15:18-19," Yair Zakovitch, "The Structures of Talmudic Legends," Jonah Fraenkel, "R. Eleazer Hamodia and R. Joshua on the Amalek Pericope," Jacob Elbaum, "The She-Ass of R. Pinhas ben Yair," Ofrah Meir, "Folk Elements in the Pseudo-Jonathan Targum to the Pentateuch," Avigdor Shinan, "The Letter of Protection for Jews, Attributed to the Prophet Muhammed," Yehuda Nini, "The Formation of hasidic-Ashkenazic Stories: The Folktale in its Theological Context," Tamar Alexander, "Medeival Hebrew Tales on the Mutual Hatred of Animals and Their Methodological Implication," Eli Yassif, "The Jewish Vewrsions of AT 706 ("The Maiden Without Hands")," Aliza Shenhar, "The Concept of Evil and Demonology in Ben Israel's Nishmat Hayyim," Joseph Dan, "Zalman at the Gentile Wedding," Dov Sadan, "Folksongs in the Writings of Mendele Mokher Sefarim," Shmuel Werses, "Reb Yudel Hasid Sets Out on His Journey," Abram Holtz, "A Commentary on the Haftarah of the Eighth Day of Passover in the Neo-Aramaic of the Jews of Kurdistan," Yona Sabar, "The Oicotype of 'The Desecrator's Punishment' (AT*771)," Eliezer Marcus, "The Proverb as a Key to Plot Complerxity," Galit Hazan-Rokem, "Scrolls of the Law (Sifre Torah) as Miracle Workers," Issachar Ben-Ami, "The 'Great Bear' in Hebrew Songs," Meir Noy, "From the Folklore Treasures of Oriental Jews," Yehuda Ratzaby.