Ginsburg, Mirra

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Russian-born, American translator, editor, and author of children's books; well-known for her translations of Russian children's books and literature and for her adaptations of folk and fairy tales.

From the description of Ookie-Spooky : production material, ca. 1979. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451961

From the description of Across the stream : production material, ca. 1981-1982. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406510

From the description of The fox and the hare : production material, ca. 1969. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495128

From the description of Papers, 1962-1982 (bulk 1968-1982). (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495100

From the description of Two greedy bears : production material, ca. 1975-1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495131

From the description of The air of Mars, and other stories of time and place : production material, ca. 1975-1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444432

From the description of Striding slippers : production material, ca. 1977-1978. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444460

From the description of Pampalche of the silver teeth : production material, ca. 1975-1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451962

From the description of Kitten from one to ten : production material, ca. 1979-1980. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444452

From the description of Alice : some incidents in the life of a little girl of the twenty-first century, recorded by her father on the eve of her first day in school : production material, ca. 1977. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451952

From the description of Little Rystu : production material, ca. 1970-1978. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444453

From the description of One trick too many : fox stories from Russia : production material, ca. 1969-1973. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444459

From the description of The white ship : production material, ca. 1970-1972. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451964

From the description of Where does the sun go at night? : production material, ca. 1978-1981. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62451963

From the description of The Master of the Winds and other tales from Siberia : production material, ca. 1969-1970. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444456

From the description of The night it rained pancakes : adapted from a Russian folktale : production material, ca. 1978-1980. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444458

From the description of The Proud Maiden, Tungak, and the sun : a Russian Eskimo tale : production material, ca. 1973-1974. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62681087

From the description of The diary of Nina Kosterina : production material, ca. 1962-1969. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62681083

From the description of Three rolls and one doughnut : production material, ca. 1970-1973. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62681089

From the description of The lazies : tales of the people of Russia : production material, ca. 1972-1973. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62681085

From the description of How the sun was brought back to the sky : production material, ca. 1973-1975. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62681084

From the description of What kind of bird is that? : production material, ca. 1973. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406532

From the description of Good morning, chick : production material, ca. 1980. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406525

From the description of Which is the best place? : production material, ca. 1973-1977. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406533

From the description of The twelve clever brothers and other fools : folktales from Russia : production material, ca. 1979. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406531

From the description of The sun's asleep behind the hill : production material, ca. 1980-1982. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406530

From the description of The kaha bird : tales from the steppes of central Asia : production material, ca. 1971-1972. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406527

From the description of How Wilka went to sea, and other tales from west of the Urals : production material, ca. 1975. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406526

From the description of Mushroom in the rain : production material, ca. 1973-1974. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406528

From the description of The strongest one of all : based on a Caucasian folktale : production material, ca. 1976-1977. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406529

From the description of The fisherman's son : adapted from a Georgian folktale : production material, ca. 1978-1979. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62406524

From the description of Daughter of night : a tale of three worlds : production material, ca. 1974. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495113

Mirra Ginsburg (1909-2000) was born in Bobruisk, Russia (now Belarus). She attended schools in Russia, Latvia, Canada and the United States, where her family moved c. 1928. Throughout her long and prolific career, Mirra Ginsburg has worked as a researcher, freelance writer, editor, and translator from Russian and Yiddish. Despite the absense of any formal training, Mirra Ginsburg became a highly respected translator, an active member of professional associations, and a winner of numerous awards. Besides being a translator and editor of adult stories, anthologies and plays (including works of such authors as Singer, Platonov, Bulgakov, Remizov, Babel' and Dostoevsky), she was also recognized for her charming adaptations and siccinct translations of folktales for children.

From the description of Mirra Ginsburg papers 1910-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 463437443

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The air of Mars, and other stories of time and place : production material, ca. 1975-1976. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Mushroom in the rain : production material, ca. 1973-1974. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Little Rystu : production material, ca. 1970-1978. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Which is the best place? : production material, ca. 1973-1977. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. What kind of bird is that? : production material, ca. 1973. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The diary of Nina Kosterina : production material, ca. 1962-1969. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The strongest one of all : based on a Caucasian folktale : production material, ca. 1976-1977. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The kaha bird : tales from the steppes of central Asia : production material, ca. 1971-1972. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. How the sun was brought back to the sky : production material, ca. 1973-1975. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The fox and the hare : production material, ca. 1969. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The night it rained pancakes : adapted from a Russian folktale : production material, ca. 1978-1980. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Kitten from one to ten : production material, ca. 1979-1980. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Good morning, chick : production material, ca. 1980. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Two greedy bears : production material, ca. 1975-1976. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Three rolls and one doughnut : production material, ca. 1970-1973. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. One trick too many : fox stories from Russia : production material, ca. 1969-1973. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Mikolaycak, Charles. How Wilka went to sea, and other tales from west of the Urals : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Chen, Tony. Little Rystu : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The twelve clever brothers and other fools : folktales from Russia : production material, ca. 1979. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Papers, 1962-1982 (bulk 1968-1982). University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The Proud Maiden, Tungak, and the sun : a Russian Eskimo tale : production material, ca. 1973-1974. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Mikolaycak, Charles. The air of Mars, and other stories of time and space : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The Master of the Winds and other tales from Siberia : production material, ca. 1969-1970. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Alice : some incidents in the life of a little girl of the twenty-first century, recorded by her father on the eve of her first day in school : production material, ca. 1977. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The sun's asleep behind the hill : production material, ca. 1980-1982. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Striding slippers : production material, ca. 1977-1978. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Mikolaycak, Charles. Twelve clever brothers and other fools : folktales from Russia : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Ookie-Spooky : production material, ca. 1979. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The fisherman's son : adapted from a Georgian folktale : production material, ca. 1978-1979. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. How Wilka went to sea, and other tales from west of the Urals : production material, ca. 1975. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Across the stream : production material, ca. 1981-1982. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The white ship : production material, ca. 1970-1972. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Where does the sun go at night? : production material, ca. 1978-1981. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Pampalche of the silver teeth : production material, ca. 1975-1976. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980. Which is the best place? : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Mirra Ginsburg papers 1910-1999. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. The lazies : tales of the people of Russia : production material, ca. 1972-1973. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Ginsburg, Mirra. Daughter of night : a tale of three worlds : production material, ca. 1974. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Chen, Tony. The fisherman's son : adapted from a Georgian folktale : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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Relation Name
associatedWith Aĭtmatov, Chingiz. person
associatedWith Annenkov, I︠U︡riĭ, 1889-1974. person
associatedWith Belinkov, A. (Arkadiĭ), 1921-1970. person
associatedWith Bulychev, K. (Kirill). person
associatedWith Chen, Tony. person
associatedWith Chukovskiĭ, Korneĭ, 1882-1969. person
associatedWith Dudochkin, Petr. person
associatedWith Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980. person
associatedWith Gulʹ, Roman, 1896-1986. person
associatedWith Kharms, Daniil, 1905-1942. person
associatedWith Kosterina, Nina, 1921-1941. person
associatedWith Mikolaycak, Charles. person
associatedWith Obukhova, Lidii︠a︡. person
associatedWith Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Suteev, V. (Vladimir) person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Russia
Soviet Union
Russia
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
Caucasus
Soviet Union
Russia
Russia
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union
Sun
Soviet Union
Russia
Georgia (Transcaucasia)
Russia
Hungary
Russia (Federation)--Siberia
Russia
Russia
Russia
Georgia (Republic)
Slovenia
Russia
Russia--Udmurtii︠a︡
Subject
Science fiction, Russian--Translations into English
Soviet Union--Politics and government--1936-1953
Bedtime--Fiction
Slovenes--Folklore
Cats--Juvenile fiction
Night--Fiction
Foxes--Fiction
Children's literature, American
Foxes--Juvenile fiction
Cats--Fiction
Russian
American literature--Translations
Ducks--Fiction
Animals--Folklore
Drawing--Fiction
Imagination--Juvenile fiction
Bedtime--Juvenile fiction
Chickens--Fiction
Children's literature--Manuscripts
Dreams--Fiction
Counting
Russians--Folklore
Children's literature, Russian
Night--Juvenile fiction
Ducks--Juvenile fiction
Chickens--Juvenile fiction
Stories in rhyme
Mushrooms--Juvenile fiction
Authors, Russian--20th century
Science fiction
Hungarians--Folklore
Drawing--Juvenile fiction
Dreams--Juvenile fiction
Fairy tales
Imagination--Fiction
Children's literature, Russian--Translations into English
Short stories
American literature--20th century
Altai (Turkic people)--Folklore
Tales
Animals--Juvenile fiction
Mushrooms--Fiction
Geese--Juvenile fiction
Geese--Fiction
World War, 1939-1945
Animals--Fiction
Folklore
Eskimos--Folklore
Occupation
Function

Person

German,

English,

Russian

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