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By Ruth Wisse,David Bergelson,I. M. Weissenberg,Joseph Opatoshu,Mendele Mocher Sforim,S. Ansky

The 5 brief novellas which contain this anthology have been written among 1890 and international battle I. All proportion a standard setting—the japanese ecu Jewish city or shtetl, and all deal in numerous methods with a unmarried topic—the Jewish war of words with modernity.
The authors of those novellas are one of the maximum masters of Yiddish prose. of their paintings, trendy reader will find a literary culture of substantial scope, power, and diversity and should come head to head with a really memorable solid of characters and with a human neighborhood now irrevocably lost.

In her normal advent, Professor Wisse lines 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 realm approximately which they wrote. She additionally furnishes a short creation for every novella, giving the historic and biographical heritage and supplying a severe interpretation of the work.

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