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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 global conflict I. All proportion a standard setting—the jap ecu Jewish city or shtetl, and all deal in several 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, latest reader will find a literary culture of substantial scope, strength, and diversity and may come nose to nose with an incredibly memorable solid of characters and with a human group now irrevocably lost.

In her basic advent, Professor Wisse strains the improvement of contemporary Yiddish literature within the overdue 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 short advent for every novella, giving the ancient and biographical heritage and providing a serious interpretation of the work.

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