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By Ruth Wisse,David Bergelson,I. M. Weissenberg,Joseph Opatoshu,Mendele Mocher Sforim,S. Ansky

ISBN-10: 0814318495

ISBN-13: 9780814318492

ISBN-10: 0874412013

ISBN-13: 9780874412017

The 5 brief novellas which contain this anthology have been written among 1890 and international conflict I. All proportion a typical setting—the japanese eu Jewish city or shtetl, and all deal in numerous methods with a unmarried topic—the Jewish disagreement with modernity.
The authors of those novellas are one of the maximum masters of Yiddish prose. of their paintings, cutting-edge reader will find a literary culture of substantial scope, strength, and diversity and may come nose to nose with an incredibly memorable solid of characters and with a human neighborhood now irrevocably lost.

In her common advent, Professor Wisse lines the advance of recent Yiddish literature within the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and describes the various shifts that happened among the Yiddish writers and the area approximately which they wrote. She additionally furnishes a short creation for every novella, giving the historic and biographical heritage and supplying a serious interpretation of the work.

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