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Isaac Bashevis Singer : a life

Author: Janet Hadda
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Studies in Jewish history.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Isaac Bashevis Singer, winner of the Nobel Prize in 1978 and considered the greatest Yiddish writer of the 20th century, was a profoundly important voice in world literature, and an invaluable witness to the vanishing culture of Eastern European Jews. He was also a consummate storyteller. In Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life, Janet Hadda brings her dual expertise - as a practicing psychoanalyst and a Yiddish literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
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Hadda, Janet.
Isaac Bashevis Singer.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606100439
Named Person: Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Isaac Bashevis Singer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Hadda
ISBN: 0195084209 9780195084207
OCLC Number: 34973729
Description: x, 243 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Studies in Jewish history.
Responsibility: Janet Hadda.
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This biography explores the life and work of Isaac Bashevis Singer. Winner of the Nobel Prize in 1978, he was perhaps the greatest Yiddish writer of the 20th century, a profoundly important voice in  Read more...

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