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Finding the Jewish Shakespeare : the life and legacy of Jacob Gordin

Author: Beth Kaplan
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007.
Series: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An illuminating inside look at the life and times of playwright and author Jacob Gordin, a central presence in the Golden Age of Yiddish theatre.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaplan, Beth, 1950-
Finding the Jewish Shakespeare.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007
Named Person: Jacob Gordin; Jacob Gordin; Jacob Gordin; Jakob Gordin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Kaplan
ISBN: 9780815651758 0815651759
OCLC Number: 1058171177
Language Note: English.
Notes: First paperback edition, 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue : the playwright's funeral --
Russia --
A Russian Jew in America --
The Golden Age --
Denouement --
The Jewish King Lear --
Epilogue : Gordin's legacy to the world and to his family.
Series Title: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Responsibility: Beth Kaplan.

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A remarkably thorough and insightful biography. . . . With this wonderful and meticulously researched book, Kaplan has done much to revitalize Gordin's memory.--Canadian Jewish News Admirably Read more...

 
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