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Title:
The Oxford book of Jewish stories
Author:
Stavans, Ilan.
Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xiv, 493 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The rabbi's son / Rabbi Nakhman of Bratzlav -- The calf / Sholem Jacob Abramovitsh -- If not higher . . . / Isaac Leib Peretz -- A Yom Kippur scandal / Sholem Aleichem -- The mother / Italo Svevo -- Tug of love / Israel Zangwill -- The kiss / Lamed Shapiro -- America and I / Anzia Yezierska -- Holy Land / Ludwig Lewisohn -- Before the law / Franz Kafka -- At night / David Bergelson -- The fool and the forest demon / Der Nister -- Camacho's wedding feast / Alberto Gerchunoff -- A whole loaf / Shmuel Yosef Agnon -- The street of crocodiles / Bruno Schulz -- The story of my dovecot / Isaac Babel -- The Spinoza of Market Street / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- The sacrifice of the prisoner / Elias Canetti -- Prophet in our midst: a story for Passover / A. M. Klein -- In dreams begin responsibilities / Delmore Schwartz -- Angel Levine / Bernard Malamud -- Looking for Mr. Green / Saul Bellow -- House at the sea / Natalia Ginzburg -- The hand that fed me / Isaac Rosenfeld -- The mirror maker / Primo Levi -- The key game / Ida Fink -- Midrash on happiness / Grace Paley -- Letter from his father / Nadine Gordimer -- Family ties / Clarice Lispector -- The shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- The true waiting / Elie Wiesel -- The Zulu and the Zeide / Dan Jacobson -- Criers and kibitzers, kibitzers and criers / Stanley Elkin -- Playing ball on Hampstead Heath / Mordecai Richler -- Bertha / Aharon Appelfeld -- The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth -- Dogs and books / Danilo Kis -- The Yatir evening express / A. B. Yehoshua -- In the name of His Name / Angelina Muniz-Huberman -- The ballad of the false Messiah / Moacyr Scliar -- Nomad and viper / Amos Oz -- The conversion / Isaac Goldemberg -- Useful ceremonies / Francine Prose -- Lazar Malkin enters heaven / Steve Stern -- The legacy of Raizel Kaidish: a story / Rebecca Goldstein.
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ISBN:
9780195110197
Format :
Book

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