Street (Four Walls Eight Windows): A Yiddish Novel from Between the World Wars

Street (Four Walls Eight Windows): A Yiddish Novel from Between the World Wars

by Israel Rabon
     
 

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The Street

By Israel Rabon.

Translated from the Yiddish by Leonard Wolf. A novel of poverty and desperation in the tradition of Dostoevski's Notes from Underground. "Bold, disturbing." -the New York Times

ISBN: 0-941423-45-XSee more details below

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The Street

By Israel Rabon.

Translated from the Yiddish by Leonard Wolf. A novel of poverty and desperation in the tradition of Dostoevski's Notes from Underground. "Bold, disturbing." -the New York Times

ISBN: 0-941423-45-X

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
A homeless Jewish soldier encounters other lost souls while wandering the streets of post-WW I Poland in this tale of despair, first published in Yiddish in 1928. ``Rabon has remarkably created a character who responds acutely to the life of the city from which he is isolated, and this sensitivity adds beauty to the otherwise harsh, strange landscape of this striking novel,'' said PW. (Mar.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780941423458
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
11/28/1990
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
0.46(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

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