Stories within Stories : From the Jewish Oral Tradition
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.
- Hardback | 376 pages
- 160.8 x 235 x 34.3mm | 796.24g
- 01 Nov 2000
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
About Peninnah Schram
Peninnah Schram, an internationally known storyteller, author, and recording artist, is professor of speech and drama at Yeshiva University's Stern College and Azrieli Graduate School. As a storyteller, she is known for her elegant and dynamic way of telling stories. Her books include Jewish Stories One Generation Tells Another and Tales of Elijah the Prophet. She has recorded six folktales on the CD The Minstrel and the Storyteller: Stories and Songs of the Jewish People, performed with singer/guitarist Gerard Edery. She is a recipient of the prestigious Covenant Award for Outstanding Jewish Educators from The Covenant Foundation and The Circle of Excellence Award from the National Storytelling Network. She lives in New York City.