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The enigma of Isaac Babel : biography, history, context

Author: Gregory Freidin
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Attempting a biography. Researching Babel's biography : adventures and misadventures / Patricia Blake -- Babels' two Aphrodites : autobiography in Maria and Babel's Petersburg myth / Gregory Freidin -- Babel in the context of Russian history. The Reds and the Jews, or the comrades in arms of the military reporter Liutov / Oleg Budnitskii -- Isaac Babel and the Jewish experience of revolution / Carol J. Avins --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Biographie
Named Person: I Babelʹ; Isaak Ėmmanuilovič Babel'; Isaak Ėmmanuilovič Babel'; Isaak Ėmmanuilovič Babel'; Isaak Ė Babelʹ; Isaak Ė Babelʹ; Isaak Ė Babelʹ
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Freidin
ISBN: 9780804759038 0804759030
OCLC Number: 602413919
Description: XVI, 270 Seiten
Contents: Attempting a biography. Researching Babel's biography : adventures and misadventures / Patricia Blake --
Babels' two Aphrodites : autobiography in Maria and Babel's Petersburg myth / Gregory Freidin --
Babel in the context of Russian history. The Reds and the Jews, or the comrades in arms of the military reporter Liutov / Oleg Budnitskii --
Isaac Babel and the Jewish experience of revolution / Carol J. Avins --
Writers at the front : language of state in the Civil War narratives of Isaac Babel and Dmitrii Furmanov / Michael S. Gorham --
Thinned and diluted : Babel in published Russian literature of the Soviet period / Marietta Chudakova --
Babel in the world of letters and on stage. Babel, Flaubert, and the rapture of perception / Robert Alter --
Towards a typology of "debut" narratives : Babel, Nabokov, and others / Alexander Zholkovsky --
Pan Pisar' : clerkship in Babel's first-person narration / Elif Batuman --
The child's eye : Isaac Babel in Russian-Jewish, American, and European literature of assimilation / Zsuzsa Hetényi --
Text, intertext, context : Babel, Bialik, and others / Efraim Sicher --
Staging Babel's Maria for young American audiences, seventy years after / Carl Weber.
Responsibility: ed. by Gregory Freidin.
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Part biography, part history, part critical examination of Babel's legacy in Russian, European, and Jewish cultural context, The Enigma of Isaac Babel offers the first comprehensive view of the great  Read more...

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