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  • Jewish Moroccan folk narratives from Israel

    Jewish Moroccan Folk Narratives focuses on two central elements: textual research to examine the aesthetic qualities of the narrative, their division into genres, the various versions and their parallels, and acculturation in Israel, as well as contextual research to examine the performance art of the narrator and the role of the narrative as a communicative process in the narrating society. The collection includes twenty-one narratives by twelve storytellers; an account of the narrators' lives …

  • A flat iron for a farthing : or some passages in the life of an only son

    Description based on print version record.

  • Life on the Mississippi

    "The first copies contained a plate at p. 441 showing Mark Twain in flames. This was omitted from later issues at the request of the author'swife. Some of the first edition sheets, containing this plate at p. 441,were later found and turned over to Webster & Co. who issued them with their own t.p. and substituted their name for that of Osgood at the base of the spine." Cf. Merle Johnson. A bibliography of Mark Twain, 1935, p. 42.