A Mother's Steps: A Meditation on Silence

A Mother's Steps: A Meditation on Silence

by Mark Jay Mirsky

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ISBN-13: 9780990625414
Publisher: Golem Books
Publication date: 01/06/2016
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mark Jay Mirsky was born in Boston and grew up in the Dorchester, Mattapan, Roxbury districts, which border Franklin Park to the east, north and south. Attending Boston Public Latin, Harvard College and Stanford University, Mr. Mirsky has previously published five novels, "Thou Worm Jacob," "Proceedings of the Rabble," "Blue Hill Avenue," "The Red Adam," a collection of short stories called "The Secret Table," and his latest novel, "Puddingstone." Among his books of criticism are: "My Search for the Messiah"; "Dante, Eros, and Kabbalah"; "The Absent Shakespeare"; and "The Drama in Shakespeare's Sonnets: A Satire to Decay". He is the coeditor of "Rabbinic Fantasies" (Jewish Publication Society, reprinted by Yale University Press) "The Jews of Pinsk," Volumes 1 & 2 (Stanford University Press), and the editor of "Diaries" of Robert Musilin English (Basic Books). He founded the journal FICTION in 1972 with Donald Barthelme, Jane DeLynn, and Max and Marianne Frisch and has been its editor-in-chief up to the present. A professor of English at The City College of New York, he has served as its chairperson and director of Jewish Studies. His reviews and articles on architecture and literature have appeared in The New York Sunday Times, The Washington Post, The International Herald Tribune, The Massachusetts Review, Partisan Review, The Progressive, Haaretz, and numerous other publications. His play "Mother Hubbard's Cupboard" was performed at the Fringe Festival in 2007 and is available at www.indietheaternow.com
An autobiographical essay published in 1999 on Mark Jay Mirsky can be found in Volume 30 of Gale's Contemporary Authors, and a chapter is dedicated to him in Jules Chametzky's collection "Out of Brownsville"

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Excellent work by an excellent writer.