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The Stories of David Bergelson: Yiddish Short Fiction from Russia

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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 ...

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The Stories of David Bergelson: Yiddish Short Fiction from Russia
1996, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815604020

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