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The Stories of David Bergelson: Yiddish Short Fiction from Russia (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, & Art)

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The writings of David Bergelson are now available for readers seeking a more complete picture of worldwide Yiddish literature. This volume is composed of two short stories and a novella which bring to life Bergelson's rich, elegiac prose in an excellent translation by Golda Werman.

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The writings of David Bergelson - virtually unknown to readers in the United States - are now available in this exciting collection Composed of two short stories and a novella, this volume brings to life Bergelson's rich, elegiac prose. Golda Werman's highly literate translation perfectly captures his elusive literary style. Bergelson's writings evoke the declining world of small-town Eastern European Jews. His world captures the dreariness of the uncommitted life. His characters are cast adrift in a society whose traditions are coming unhinged by powerful modernist forces. In her Introduction Werman offers readers an engaging and tragic portrait of Bergelson, who was arrested on orders from Stalin and died in a prison camp in 1952.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815604020
Editor:
Werman, Golda
Foreword:
Appelfeld, Aharon
Foreword by:
Appelfeld, Aharon
Foreword:
Appelfeld, Aharon
Editor:
Werman, Golda
Author:
Werman, Golda
Author:
Bergelson, David
Other:
Appelfeld, Aharon
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Bergelson, David
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Bergelson, David - Translations into English
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, & Art (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19961231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.00x5.51x.54 in. .47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The writings of David Bergelson - virtually unknown to readers in the United States - are now available in this exciting collection Composed of two short stories and a novella, this volume brings to life Bergelson's rich, elegiac prose. Golda Werman's highly literate translation perfectly captures his elusive literary style. Bergelson's writings evoke the declining world of small-town Eastern European Jews. His world captures the dreariness of the uncommitted life. His characters are cast adrift in a society whose traditions are coming unhinged by powerful modernist forces. In her Introduction Werman offers readers an engaging and tragic portrait of Bergelson, who was arrested on orders from Stalin and died in a prison camp in 1952.
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