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By Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville

Ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties inhabit those 30 chilling stories collected from all over the world. Creepy vintage and modern tales from Australia, Germany, India, El Salvador, and elsewhere--including a fit aiding of yank apparitions--will preserve readers and listeners scared stiff. Do you dare stroll down the lane the place "Crooker Waits"? Or may you quite shake "The furry Hands"? Twenty eerie illustrations spotlight this spouse to Robert D. San Souci's past collections of frightening tales, which School Library Journal referred to as "an absolute pride. . . . younger readers will gobble up those thirty exciting snacks and beg for more." get pleasure from this supernatural deal with for spine-tingling enjoyable!

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72 But for those who hold that all ages are contemporaneous (as Pound and, yes, the rabbis did);73 for those who are drawn to a poetry produced by “a society where holy and profane merge into an indivisible and harmonious whole, where the borders between them essentially disappear”;74 for those who believe in the possibility of coexistence, however tenuous, between Arabs and Jews and the richness that entails; for those willing to recognize the fact that, in the eleventh century, nonAshkenazi Jews constituted ninety-seven percent of world Jewry, and that 20 I N T RO D U C T I ON the Spanish-Jewish community prior to 1391 was the largest in Europe (and left Judaism a legacy that was long ago relegated to the margins of religion);75 or simply for those who, as citizens and siblings, writers and spouses, parents, artists, workers, teachers, lovers, and readers, seek out wisdom or beauty wherever they can—medieval Spain stands at what is literally a crucial site “in the project of building human culture” and in realizing the dream of the poem.

And he must be aware of the unconscious elements in his reading; that is, he has to consider the dynamics of orientalism in his work, and in the work on which he relies. Not all of his solutions will be, or need be, audible to all readers at all times in a one-to-one fashion. With regard to ornament and form, for example, the effect of a single end rhyme (for up to 149 lines) in the original would be hilarious in English (it has been tried), and many of the puns and homonyms are not transferable, and so one has to come up with quieter and relocated acoustic effects in building up the poem’s compositional fabric.

I weep—and the tears on my cheeks stream with blood. And grief has made me bitter. HYMN FOR THE NEW YEAR Who established the heights of heaven then set out glowing orbs? Who will tell of all He’s done, and who is greater than the Lord? The peace of praise awaits you, Lord. . Who instructed the billowing waves to swell above the deepest seas? Who between the peaks of each put three-hundred leagues? Who spoke and opened channels on high before the rushing streams? 5 10 34 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 Who said no two drops from clouds would fall—cut from a single mold?

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