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A bridge of longing : the lost art of Yiddish storytelling

Author: David G Roskies
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on authors: Nahman of Bratslav, Isaac Meir Dik, I.L. Peretz, Sholem Aleichem, Der Nister, Itzik Manger, and Isaac Bashevis Singer.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roskies, David G., 1948-
Bridge of longing.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)648357719
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David G Roskies
ISBN: 0674081390 9780674081390
OCLC Number: 31816333
Description: x, 419 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The People of the Lost Book --
2. The Master of Prayer: Nahman of Bratslav --
3. The Master of Lore: Isaac Meir Dirk --
4. The Conjuror: I.L. Peretz --
5. Mythologist of the Mundane: Sholem Aleichem --
6. The Storyteller as High Priest: Der Nister --
7. The Last of the Purim Players: Itzik Manger --
8. The Demon as Storyteller: Isaac Bashevis Singer --
9. Estates of Memory: After the Holocaust.
Responsibility: David G. Roskies.

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Focuses on authors: Nahman of Bratslav, Isaac Meir Dik, I.L. Peretz, Sholem Aleichem, Der Nister, Itzik Manger, and Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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