Elijah's Violin and Other Jewish Fairy Tales / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195092004
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/28/1994
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 5.37 (w) x 8.06 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard Schartz is Professor of English Literature at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He is the author of Lilian's Cave and Miriam's Tambourine.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: On Jewish Fairy Tales 1
Elijah's Violin 19
The Witches of Ashkelon 25
The Golden Mountain 29
The Princess and the Slave 36
King David and the Giant 44
The Princess in the Tower 47
King Solomon and Asmodeus 53
The Beggar King 59
The Eternal Light 67
The Mysterious Palace 77
The Flight of the Eagle 82
The Wooden Sword 89
The Magic Flute of Asmodeus 94
Partnership with Asmodeus 102
The Demon Princess 107
The Enchanted Mountain 118
The Nightingale and the Dove 122
The Golden Tree 127
The Golden Feather 137
The Mute Princess 148
The Princess on the Glass Mountain 155
The Wonderful Healing Leaves 163
The Princess with Golden Hair 169
The Enchanted Journey 181
The Magic Mirror of Rabbi Adam 187
The King's Dream 197
The Boy Israel and the Witch 203
The Lost Princess 210
The Prince Who Was Made of Precious Gems 219
The Water Palace 227
The Pirate Princess 237
The Golden Bird 247
The Imprisoned Princess 254
The Exiled Princess 263
The Underground Palace 270
The City of Luz 279
Sources 294
Glossary 300
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