Dan Ben-Amos


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  1. The Diary
    The diary as a genre is found in all literate societies, and these autobiographical accounts are written by persons of all ranks and positions. The Diary offers an exploration of the form in its social, historical, and cultural-literary... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2020
    Hardback | £82.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. The First Book of Jewish Jokes
    Works on Jewish humor and Jewish jokes abound today, but what formed the basis for our contemporary notions of Jewish jokes? How and when did these perceptions develop? In this groundbreaking study and translation, noted humor... Learn More
    Published: 4th September 2018
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. The Hebrew Folktale

    The Hebrew Folktale

    History, Genre, Meaning

    Written by Eli Yassif, Foreword by Dan Ben-Amos, Edited by Eli Yassif, Translated by Jacqueline S Teitelbaum

    Series Folklore Studies in Translation

    Indiana University Press

    The most comprehensive account of its subject now available, this impressive study lives up to the encyclopedic promise of its title." —ChoiceThe Hebrew Folktale seeks to find and define the folk-elements of Jewish culture.... Learn More
    Published: 16th April 2009
    Hardback | £43.00
  4. Mimekor Yisrael, Abridged and Annotated Edition

    Mimekor Yisrael, Abridged and Annotated Edition

    Classical Jewish Folktales

    Introduction and notes by Dan Ben-Amos, Edited by Emanuel bin Gorion, Translated by I. M. Lask, Compiled by Micha Joseph bin Gorion

    Indiana University Press

    [Bin Gorion's] crowning achievement was Mimekor Yisrael, a multilayered compendium of post-biblical Jewish lore and demonology." —CommentaryOne of the most extraordinary publishing events in my memory—a huge source of discoveries... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 1991
    Paperback | £16.99