Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life

Isaac Bashevis Singer: A Life

by Janet Hadda
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0299186946

ISBN-13: 9780299186944

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Isaac Bashevis Singer brought the vibrant milieu of pre-Holocaust Polish Jewry to the English-speaking world through his subtle psychological insight, deep sympathy for the eccentricities of Jewish folk custom, and unerring feel for the heroism of everyday life. His novels, including The Family Moskat and Enemies: A Love Story, and his short

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Isaac Bashevis Singer brought the vibrant milieu of pre-Holocaust Polish Jewry to the English-speaking world through his subtle psychological insight, deep sympathy for the eccentricities of Jewish folk custom, and unerring feel for the heroism of everyday life. His novels, including The Family Moskat and Enemies: A Love Story, and his short stories, such as "Yentl"  and "Gimpel the Fool," prove him a consummate storyteller and probably the greatest Yiddish writer of the twentieth  century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299186944
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue 3(12)
Chapter 1
15(16)
Chapter 2
31(24)
Chapter 3
55(23)
Chapter 4
78(15)
Chapter 5
93(16)
Chapter 6
109(19)
Chapter 7
128(21)
Chapter 8
149(14)
Chapter 9
163(22)
Chapter 10
185(22)
Chapter 11
207(8)
Epilogue 215(2)
Notes 217(20)
Index 237

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