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Have I got a story for you : more than a century of fiction from the Forward / edited by Ezra Glinter ; introduction by Dara Horn.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2017, , ©2017]
Εdition:
First edition.
Description:
xxi, 433 pages ; 25 cm
Summary note:
Collects forty-two short stories translated into English, originally published in the American Yiddish newspaper, the Forward.
Language(s):
Translated from the Yiddish.
Contents:
Golde's lament / Rokhl Brokhes -- Shneur Zadobnik and Motke the Hatter / Abraham Cahan -- Collecting rent / Morris Rosenfeld -- Brownsville looks to the heavens ; Yente describes a strike ; Yente and Mendel look for rooms ; How Pinnie celebrated Election Day ; Yente and Mendel and Mendel Beilis ; Pinnie grows to be a businessman ; Rooms with steam heat ; Yente at the Metropolitan Opera / B. Kovner -- Annie ; By a far shore / Roshelle Weprinsky -- Compatriots / Sarah Hamer-Jacklyn -- Friends / Hersh Dovid Nomberg -- Who will prevail? / Avrom Reyzen -- The devoted cousin ; The young widow ; She waits / Yente Serdatsky -- At prayer ; A country girl ; To go, or not to go? ; The grandmother ; Poor Sammy! ; Her dowry / Lyala Kaufman -- She wants to be different ; In the automat / Miriam Raskin -- The Jewish soldier / Sholem Asch -- On the eve of battle / David Bergelson -- Bakhmatsch Station / Israel Joshua Singer -- The edge of death / David Zaritski -- After liberation / Wolf Karmiol -- A holiday / Yona Rozenfeld -- That which is forbidden / Zalman Schneour -- In a friendly hamlet / Miriam Karpilove -- A house on the hill / Kadya Molodowsky -- The hotel / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- Grandfathers and grandchildren / Chaim Grade -- A journey back in time / Blume Lempel -- Mona Bubbe / Yente Mash -- Hallo / Mikhoel Felsenbaum -- Studies in Solfège / Boris Sandler.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Forṿerṭs (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN:
  • 9780393062700 (hardcover)
  • 0393062708 (hardcover)
LCCN:
2016018411
OCLC:
957696482
Editor:
Writer of introduction:
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