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, contemporary reader will find a literary culture of substantial scope, strength, and diversity and may come nose to nose with an incredibly memorable forged of characters and with a human group now irrevocably lost.
In her basic creation, Professor Wisse strains the advance of contemporary Yiddish literature within the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and describes the numerous shifts that happened among the Yiddish writers and the area approximately which they wrote. She additionally furnishes a quick advent for every novella, giving the historic and biographical historical past and supplying a serious interpretation of the work.
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