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Tales of Mendele the Book Peddler : Fishke the Lame and Benjamin the Third

Author: Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Dan Miron; Ken Frieden
Publisher: New York : Schocken Books, ©1996.
Series: Library of Yiddish classics.
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Two novellas from the founder of modern Yiddish fiction, depicting smalltown Jewish life in 19th Century Russia. One novella, The Brief Travels of Benjamin the Third, describes the comical misadventures of a Quixote-Panza pair who set off to see the world outside their town.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Mock-heroic literature
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917.
Tales of Mendele the Book Peddler.
New York : Schocken Books, c1996
(OCoLC)647420834
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Dan Miron; Ken Frieden
ISBN: 0805241361 9780805241365 080521013X 9780805210132
OCLC Number: 33009609
Description: xxiii, 400 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Library of Yiddish classics.
Other Titles: Fishḳe der ḳrumer.
Responsibility: S.Y. Abramovitsh (Mendele Moykher Sforim) ; edited by Dan Miron and Ken Frieden ; introduction by Dan Miron ; translations by Ted Gorelick and Hillel Halkin.

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Two novellas from the founder of modern Yiddish fiction, depicting smalltown Jewish life in 19th Century Russia. One novella, The Brief Travels of Benjamin the Third, describes the comical misadventures of a Quixote-Panza pair who set off to see the world outside their town.

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