Synopses & Reviews
This exposition of writer S. Y. Abramovitsh explores the symbolic importance of his central character, Mendele the Bookseller, and the history of Yiddish fiction in Russia during the nineteenth century.
"This felicitous product of the liberal imagination belongs in every institution where literature is seriously studied and of course in all Judaica collections". -- Choice
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-334) and index.