New PDF release: A Shtetl and Other Yiddish Novellas

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 global conflict I. All percentage a standard setting—the jap eu Jewish city or shtetl, and all deal in several 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, latest reader will find a literary culture of substantial scope, strength, and diversity and may come nose to nose with an extremely memorable forged of characters and with a human group now irrevocably lost.

In her common creation, Professor Wisse strains the advance of contemporary Yiddish literature within the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and describes the numerous shifts that happened among the Yiddish writers and the area approximately which they wrote. She additionally furnishes a short advent for every novella, giving the historic and biographical historical past and providing a serious interpretation of the work.

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