Classic Yiddish stories of S.Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I.L. Peretz (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Classic Yiddish stories of S.Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I.L. Peretz

Author: Ken FriedenTed GorelickMichael WexMendele Mokher SefarimSholem AleichemAll authors
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, [2004]
Series: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Two novellas by S.Y. Abramovitsh open this collection of the best short works by three influential nineteenth-century Jewish authors, Abramovitsh's alter ego - Mendele the Book Peddler - introduces himself and narrates both The Little Man and Fishke the Lame. His cast of characters includes Isaac Abraham as tailor's apprentice, choirboy, and corrupt businessman; Mendele's friend Wine 'n' Candles Alter; and Fishke,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories, Yiddish
Fictional Work
short stories
novels
Short stories
Fiction
Translations
Novels
Nouvelles
Romans
Translations into English
Biography
Biographies
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Named Person: Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Sholem Aleichem; Isaac Leib Peretz; Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Sholem Aleichem; Isaac Leib Peretz; Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Isaac Leib Peretz; Sholem Aleichem; Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Sholem-Aleykhem; Isaac Leib Peretz
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Frieden; Ted Gorelick; Michael Wex; Mendele Mokher Sefarim; Sholem Aleichem; Isaac Leib Peretz
ISBN: 0815607601 9780815607601
OCLC Number: 53848387
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Anthology) 2005
Description: xviii, 286 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Abramovitsh : The liitle man --
Fishke the lame ; Aleichem : Hodel --
Chava --
Holiday dainties ; Advice ; Joseph ; A business with a greenhorn ; Peretz : Shtrayml --
Kabbalists --
Teachings of the Hasidim --
The rebbe's pipe --
If not higher --
Between two mountains.
Series Title: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Responsibility: edited by Ken Frieden ; translated by Ken Frieden, Ted Gorelick, and Michael Wex.
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Two novellas by S. Y. Abramovitsh open this anthology of a comprehensive overview of works by three classic Yiddish authors. They describe Jewish life in Eastern Europe during the 19th century and  Read more...

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