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Mendele Mocher Sforim: an appreciation of his contribution to modern Yiddish literature

Charles S. Klinger

Mendele Mocher Sforim: an appreciation of his contribution to modern Yiddish literature

by Charles S. Klinger

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Published by Yiddish Cultural Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mendele Mokher Sefarim, 1835-1917 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Charles S. Klinger.
    ContributionsYiddish Cultural Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5129.A2 Z69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 8 l.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4960277M
    LC Control Number76447598

    Jewish traveler and historian. His book Sefer Hamasot (Book of Travel) recounted his travels throughout the Mediterranean, the Middle East, India, Ceylon and China. He gave details about each Jewish community: its size, scholars, and economic conditions. Almost everything we know about the Jewish communities of his day came from his book.   I've read twenty-seven of the Hundred Best Books.

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    Belarus (Беларусь, Biełaruś,; Беларусь, Belarus'), officially the Republic of Belarus (Рэспубліка Беларусь; Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Белоруссия, Byelorussiya), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to. Mendele Mocher Sforim: The grandfather of Yiddish literature, and one of the founders of “modern” Jewish literature, Mendele Mocher Sforim. He "wanted to be useful to his people rather than gain literary laurels,” and his satirical, critical stories got.


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Anzia Yezierska, Abraham Cahan, Michael Gold, and Henry Roth, and others defined this new "Jewish homeland" and paved the way for the later great Jewish American novelists. Einbinder was born on February 8, in Bershad (today Ukraine). At the age of 19, he moved to Romania and eventually settled in the United States in He lived in New York and Los Angeles, where he died in Chaver Paver made his debut in Yiddish literature in.

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