The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer

Book - 1982
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Baker & Taylor
The Noble laureate has selected nearly 150 of his acclaimed stories, from his eight previous collections, offering abundant evidence of his mastery of the genre

McMillan Palgrave

The forty-seven stories in this collection, selected by Singer himself out of nearly one hundred and fifty, range from the publication of his now-classic first collection,Gimpel the Fool, in 1957, until 1981. They include supernatural tales, slices of life from Warsaw and the shtetls of Eastern Europe, and stories of the Jews displaced from that world to the New World, from the East Side of New York to California and Miami.



Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, c1982.
ISBN: 9780374126315
0374126313
9780374126346
0374126348
Characteristics: viii, 610 p. ; 22 cm.

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jackhwolf
Oct 21, 2018

IBS is above all a great storyteller. This is a glimpse into his history of Pre WW2 Jewish community, both the Polish Jewish orthodox rural Hasidic traditions and the Warsaw Yiddish literati. Other stories deal with the Jewish refugee community in United States pre and post war where he was one of the pre eminent Yiddish authors. His stories are fantastical, bawdy, as well as deeply involved in the religious and philosophical.

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jrjunge
Jan 19, 2010

The more bizarre, the better. Best read whilst a Kabalas album is playing in the background.

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