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Babel' in context : a study in cultural identity

Author: Efraim Sicher
Publisher: Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2012.
Series: Borderlines (Boston, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Isaak Babel (1894-1940) is arguably one of the greatest modern short-story writers of the early 20th century. This is the first book in English to study the intertextuality of Babel's work. It looks  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sicher, Efraim.
Babel' in context.
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2012
Named Person: I Babelʹ; I Babelʹ
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Efraim Sicher
ISBN: 1618111450 9781618111456
OCLC Number: 822894072
Description: 1 online resource (308 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Isaak Babel' : a brief life --
Reference and interference --
Babel', Bialik, and others --
Midrash and history : a key to the Babelesque imagination --
A Russian Maupassant --
Babel's Civil War --
A voyeur on a collective farm.
Series Title: Borderlines (Boston, Mass.)
Responsibility: Efraim Sicher.

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"Writing about Isaak Babel' is no easy matter. The subtlety and complexity of his prose style, his tendency to mythologize his own biography and his slippery relationship with Soviet power all Read more...

 
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