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Collected stories : Gimpel the fool to the letter writer

Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Series: Library of America, 149.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Database:WorldCat
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[In this volume, the stories show the author's] parable of probity and goodness, "Gimpel the Fool," as well as the disturbing supernatural tales that explore irrational undercurrents of human personality and collective life. Also included are several stories later adapted for the stage and screen, such as "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy, " "Taibele and Her Demon, " and "The Mirror, " "Singer casts a spell, " writes Joyce  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Ilan Stavans
OCLC Number: 56121751
Notes: Originally published: New York : Library of America, ©2004.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Gimpel the fool and other stories (1957) --
Spinoza of Market Street (1961) --
Short Friday and other stories (1964) --
Séance and other stories (1968).
Series Title: Library of America, 149.
Other Titles: Gimpel the fool & other stories.
Spinoza of Market Street.
Short Friday & other stories.
Séance & other stories.
Short stories.
Responsibility: Isaac Bashevis Singer.

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[In this volume, the stories show the author's] parable of probity and goodness, "Gimpel the Fool," as well as the disturbing supernatural tales that explore irrational undercurrents of human personality and collective life. Also included are several stories later adapted for the stage and screen, such as "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy, " "Taibele and Her Demon, " and "The Mirror, " "Singer casts a spell, " writes Joyce Carol Oates. "Open one of his books anywhere, the words leap out with a power that would seem to us demonic if it were not, at the very same time, so utterly plausible."--Jacket.

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