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Title:
The collected stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Author:
Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991.
Uniform Title:
Short stories. English
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, [1982]

©1982
Physical Description:
viii, 610 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Collection of forty-seven stories selected by the Nobel Prize winning author from among the writings he authored from 1957-1981.
General Note:
Translated from the Yiddish by Saul Bellow and others.
Language:
English
Contents:
Gimpel the fool -- The gentleman from Cracow -- Joy -- The little shoemakers -- The unseen -- The Spinoza of Market Street -- The destruction of Kreshev -- Taibele and her demon -- Alone -- Yentl the Yeshiva boy -- Zeidlus the pope -- The last demon -- Short Friday -- The séance -- The slaughterer -- The dead fiddler -- Henne fire -- The letter writer -- A friend of Kafka -- The cafeteria -- The joke -- Powers -- Something is there -- A crown of feathers -- A day in Coney Island -- The cabalist of East Broadway -- A quotation from Klopstock -- A dance and a hop -- Grandfather and grandson -- Old love -- The admirer -- The yearning heifer -- A tale of two sisters -- Three encounters -- Passions -- Brother beetle -- The betrayer of Israel -- The psychic journey -- The manuscript -- The power of darkness -- The bus -- A night in the poorhouse -- Escape from civilization -- Vanvild Kava -- The reencounter -- Neighbors -- Moon and madness.
ISBN:
9780374126315

9780374126346
Format :
Book