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- DescriptionThis collection, prepared under the auspices of the National Museum of Man contains 80 folktales, legends, and anecdotes collected by Andre Elbaz, from Moroccan Jewish immigrants in Canada. Moroccan Sephardim have a rich oral literature which is being lost as the increasingly older Moroccan community raconteurs from the Moroccan community become unable to preserve this valuable traditional heritage of and important Canadian ethnic group from literary extinction. Illustrated with photographs. Andre Elbaz was a writer and teacher of French and Comparative Literature at Carleton University in Ottawa.
- Author BiographyAndre Elbaz is a writer and teacher of French and Comparative Literature at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He was born and grew up in Fez, Morocco, studied at the University of Bordeaux and received his doctorate from the Sorbonne in 1969. Prof. Elbaz has also taught in Morocco, Niger and the United States. He is the author of several books and numerous articles and his specialties include Sephardic culture and turn of the century French literature.
- Author(s)Andre Elbaz
- PublisherFitzhenry & Whiteside
- Date of Publication17/02/2010
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFitzhenry & Whiteside
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight318 g
- Width226 mm
- Height152 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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