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Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York

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Publisher Comments:

Yekl (1896), the first novel upon which the much acclaimed film Hester Street was based, was probably the first novel in English that had a New York East Side immigrant as its hero. Reviewing it, William Dean Howells hailed Cahan as "a new star of realism."

Synopsis:

Film Hester Street based on Yekl (1896). Novel, other stories among first about Jewish immigrants on New York's East Side.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486224275
Author:
Cahan, Abraham
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Jewish - General
Subject:
Jewish fiction.
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
American - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 41
Publication Date:
19700631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.7 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Film Hester Street based on Yekl (1896). Novel, other stories among first about Jewish immigrants on New York's East Side.

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