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Mazel and Shlimazel

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Mazel and Shlimazel

or, The milk of a lioness.

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

  • 139 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales.,
  • Folklore -- Russia.

  • About the Edition

    The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king"s daughter.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe milk of a lioness.
    StatementPictures by Margot Zemach. Translated from the Yiddish by the author and Elizabeth Shub.
    SeriesAn Ariel book, Ariel book (New York, N.Y.)
    ContributionsZemach, Margot.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S6167 Maz
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17846641M
    LC Control Number68000315

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    Isaac Bashevis Singer, Author, Curt Leviant, Translator Farrar Straus Giroux $22 (p) ISBN Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp."Stories for Children is a New York Times Book Review Notable Children'.

    ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ An initial book written by Isaac Bashevis Singer is entitled ‘The Slave’. It was released by the Farrar, Straus & Giroux publication in , after its original release in The main characters of this book are shown as Jacob and Wanda. At the start of the story, Jacob is introduced as a cowherd and slave living in a village in Poland.


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Mazel is the the invisible spirit of good luck and devilish Shlimazel is the spirit of bad luck and destruction. The two have an argument about who is more powerful and end up making a bet to settle the argument: Mazel will have one year to bring some poor sod (Tam) good luck and While neither Logan nor I really liked the s illustrations 4/5.

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Mazel wallows in guilt and Schlimazel drinks himself into a stupor with the magical wine. Once unconscious, Mazel returns to Tam's side.

After all, with the bet completed, Mazel is free Mazel and Shlimazel book do as he wishes. With Mazel's deft assistance Tam's life and reputation are restored.5/5. Mazel and Shlimazel Isaac Bashevis Singer, Author, Margot Zemach, Illustrator, Margot Zenach, Photographer Farrar Straus Giroux $ (48p) ISBN.

Singer, Isaac MAZEL AND SHLIMAZEL 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover London Jonathan Cape Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Small blemish to front pastedown from sticker Rating: % positive. Get this from a library.

Mazel and Shlimazel: or, the milk of a lioness. [Isaac Bashevis Singer; Margot Zemach; Elizabeth Shub; Atha Tehon; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.] -- The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but.

Mazel and Shlimazel: Or the Milk of a Lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Get this from a library. Mazel and Shlimazel, or, The milk of a lioness. [Isaac Bashevis Singer; Margot Zemach] -- "Inspired by his memory of a story his mother told him when he was a child".

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Mazel and Shlimazel by Isaac Bashevis Singer,Farrar, Straus & Giroux edition, in EnglishCited by: 1. "Good is pitted against evil in open contest when the debonair Mazel, spirit of good luck, makes a wager with the wicked old sot Shlimazel, spirit of bad luck.

The story has all the traditional elements of the folk tale, enhanced by the vitality and humor of Singer's inimitable style and by the vigorous, colorful illustrations."Pages: Book Wizard; IMAGE NOT AVAILABLE.

Mazel And Shlimazel. By Margot Zemach, Isaac Bashevis Singer. Grades. The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's daughter. The spirit of good luck outwits the spirit of bad luck and helps a poor but honest peasant lad marry the king's.

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In Isaac Singer's latest parable, these are two invisible spirits. Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp." Stories for Children is a New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the by: Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp." Stories for Children is a New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year.

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Isaac Bashevis Singer was born in in Leoncin village near Warsaw, Poland, under military partitions by the Russian Empire.A few years later, the family moved to a nearby Polish town of exact date of his birth is uncertain, but most probably it was Novema date that Singer gave both to his official biographer Paul Kresh, and his secretary Dvorah Born: Izaak Zynger, NovemLeoncin.

'Mazel tov' is a compelling, thought-provoking story about children growing up in a Modern Orthodox sect, as seen through the eyes of a young woman who is not Jewish. It gives a unique glimpse of the unfamiliar world for both sides. Thirty-six stories by the Nobel Prize winner, including some of his most famous such as "Zlateh the Goat," "Mazel and Shlimazel," and "The Fools of Chelm and the Stupid Carp." Stories for Children is a New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of Cited by:.

Isaac Singer's novel, set in Poland during the latter half of the 19th century, is a sprawling family history—the fates of Calman Jacoby, rural Jewish businessman, and his four daughters (or rather the destinies determined through their marriages).

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A Schlemiel is an inept clumsy person and a Schlimazel is a very unlucky person. There’s a Yiddish saying that translates to a funny way of explaining them both.

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