By Ruth Wisse,David Bergelson,I. M. Weissenberg,Joseph Opatoshu,Mendele Mocher Sforim,S. Ansky
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 may come head to head with a really memorable solid of characters and with a human group now irrevocably lost.
In her basic creation, Professor Wisse lines the advance of contemporary Yiddish literature within the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and describes the numerous shifts that came about among the Yiddish writers and the realm approximately which they wrote. She additionally furnishes a quick creation for every novella, giving the historic and biographical history and delivering a severe interpretation of the work.
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