Contributor biographical information for Leaves from the garden of Eden : one hundred classic Jewish tales / selected and retold by Howard Schwartz ; illustrations by Kristina Swarner ; calligraphy by Tsila Schwartz.


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Howard Schwartz is Professor of English at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. He is the editor of four important collections of Jewish folklore: Elijah's Violin & Other Jewish Fairy Tales, Miriam's Tambourine: Jewish Folktales from Around the World, Lilith's Cave: Jewish Tales of the Supernatural, and Gabriel's Palace: Jewish Mystical Tales. He is also the author of Reimagining the Bible: The Storytelling of the Rabbis and Tree of Souls: The Mythology of Judaism, which won the National Jewish Book Award in 2005.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Jews -- Folklore.
Fairy tales.
Legends, Jewish.