Pomegranate Seeds: Latin American Jewish Tales

Pomegranate Seeds: Latin American Jewish Tales

By: Nadia Grosser Nagarajan (author)Paperback

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This is the first collection of the oral tradition of Latin American Jews to be presented in English. These thirty-four tales span the 500 years of Jewish presence in Latin America and the Caribbean. The folktales and cultural oral narratives were often based on actual events, recorded not only from the Ashkenazi perspective but from the Sephardic and Oriental as well. Like dispersed pomegranate seeds, all the stories come from a common cluster, yet each is a separate kernel. The stories are short, between five and fifteen pages, and each is carefully annotated. In addition to gathering stories from eleven Latin American countries, the author found material in the United States and Israel.

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Nadia Grosser Nagarajan

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826323910
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 189
  • ID: 9780826323910
  • ISBN10: 082632391X

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