Tevye the Dairyman

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Of all the characters in modern Jewish fiction, the most beloved is Tevye, the buoyant, ingenious, compassionate, resilient, irrepressible, anxious, philosophical, God-loving, God-fearing, Bible-quoting dairyman whose life embodies the existence of a Jew in Eastern Europe in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.

This program presents six of the eight Tevye stories, which span the period from 1894 to 1914. It includes Today's Children, Hodl, Chava and Lekh Lekho—the four tales ...

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Of all the characters in modern Jewish fiction, the most beloved is Tevye, the buoyant, ingenious, compassionate, resilient, irrepressible, anxious, philosophical, God-loving, God-fearing, Bible-quoting dairyman whose life embodies the existence of a Jew in Eastern Europe in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.

This program presents six of the eight Tevye stories, which span the period from 1894 to 1914. It includes Today's Children, Hodl, Chava and Lekh Lekho—the four tales that provided the genesis for the enchanting, enduring musical Fiddler on the Roof—in addition to Tevye Strikes It Rich and Tevye Blows a Small Fortune.

Sholem Aleichem brought to his writing an amazing mixture of giddy energy, a recklessness of language and emotion, and a dizzying sweep of wildly funny and wrenchingly painful scenes. The tales of Tevye's adventures, pleasures and sorrows, as told in this brilliant reading by Theodore Bikel—who to millions around the world is Tevye—to vibrant life the simple and joyous, yet precarious and sometimes outright dangerous, history of Russian Jewry during a time of sweeping historical, familial and religious change.

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Gr 7 UpThese three cassettes contain six Sholem Aleichem stories (one per side) about Tevye, the irrepressible character made familiar by Fiddler on the Roof. If listeners absorb them in order, the story of Tevye and his family unfolds chronologically, covering a period of several years. The author's use of language paints pictures which enable listeners to see rural Russia at the turn of the century. They also get a taste for what it meant to be a Jew in that time and place. Even though many of the anecdotes are humorous in nature, the issues are serious and include courting and marriage customs, dress and food, and persecution of Jews (pogroms and expulsions). Theodore Bikel is the perfect choice as storyteller, and not only because he has portrayed Tevye on the stage. His resonant voice and acting ability add to the portrayal of Tevye and other characters. By slight changes in inflection, Bikel brings every character to life, male or female. His reading includes the explanation of all Hebrew and Yiddish phrases, so even listeners unfamiliar with Jewish culture and history can follow the story. Libraries with audiobooks in their collections will want to add this abridgment of the Sholem Aleichem stories.-Shelley Glantz, Arlington High School, MA
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559273794
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio
  • Publication date: 5/28/1996
  • Format: Cassette
  • Edition description: Abridged
  • Product dimensions: 4.64 (w) x 6.94 (h) x 2.96 (d)

Meet the Author

Theodore Bikel began his acting career at the Habimah Theatre in Israel. He went on to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and appeared in several West End productions, including A Streetcar Named Desire. In America, Mr. Bikel has starred in numerous Broadway hits, including The Sound of Music, Zorba and Fiddler on the Roof. He has made some 35 motion pictures, and has guest-starred in almost every top dramatic television series. An accomplished concert and recording artist, Mr. Bikel also makes over 60 concert appearances each year, and has recorded 20 albums.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Tevye Strikes It Rich 3
Tevye Blows a Small Fortune 20
Today's Children 35
Hodl 53
Chava 69
Shprintze 82
Tevye Leaves for the Land of Israel 97
Lekh-Lekho 116
To the Reader 135
Competitors 136
The Happiest Man in All Kodny 143
Baranovich Station 152
Eighteen from Pereshchepena 163
The Man from Buenos Aires 166
Elul 177
The Slowpoke Express 184
The Miracle of Hoshana Rabbah 186
The Wedding that Came without Its Band 194
The Tallis Koton 199
A Game of Sixty-Six 207
High School 217
The Automatic Exemption 229
It Doesn't Pay to Be Good 238
Burned Out 247
Hard Luck 255
Fated for Misfortune 259
Go Climb a Tree If You Don't Like It 269
The Tenth Man 274
Third Class 279
Glossary and Notes 285
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2000

    The Heart of Tevye.

    In this book the main character really comes alive. You learn of his innermost feelings as he seeks to do his best for his family. In times of sadness he refuses to shed a tear because, 'Tevye's no woman' and he seeks constant guidance from God in every decision. As always, Theodore Bikel is the consumate professional in displaying the innermost heart of the dairyman. At times he will make you laugh and also bring a tear to your eye. Each time I play it Tevye becomes more tender to me.

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