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Mendele Mokher Sefarim (Or Mocher Sforim, Aka Sholem Yankev Abramovich Or S. J. Abramowitch) [and] Kobrin, Leon [and] Schatzkes, M. A. (Moses Aaron, Aka M. Selikowitsch)
SHLOMO REB HAYYIM'S: A BILD FUN YUDISHEN LEBEN IN DER LITE [BOUND WITH] YANKEL BOYLE: FUN DEM IDISHEN FISHER-LEBEN IN RUSLAND: UN ANDERE ERTSEHLUNGEN [BOUND WITH] DER YUDISHER FAR-PESAH; ODER, MINHAG YISROEL: A SHILDERUNG FUN DEM ORT LEBEN FUN UNZERE IDEN, IBERHOYPT IN DER LITE, IN DER TSAYT FUN PURIM BIZ PESAH [3 WORKS BOUND TOGETHER]
Nyu York [New York]: Hebrew American Publishing Co. [AND] 1898-1901. "Shlomo Reb Hayyim’s" and "Yankel Boyle" are 1st editions; "Yudisher Far-Pesah" is the first American Edition. 1901 [Shlomo Reb Hayyim’s], 1898 [Yankel Boyle], 1901 [Yudisher Far-Pesah]. Period boards. 8vo. 73, 166, and 111 pages respectively. 21 cm. Yankel Boyle is Singerman 5397. Mendele Mocher Sforim (1836-1917), born Sholem Yankev Abramovich or S. J. Abramowitch, was one of the founders of modern Yiddish and Hebrew literature. Leon Kobrin (1873–1946) was a playwright in Yiddish theater, writer of short stories and novels, and a translator. "Liptzin [1972, p. 81] singles out Kobrin's tragedy Yankel Boyle.as the ‘apex’ of his work, and describes its title character as ‘a kindhearted but dull-witted Jewish youth embroiled in a complex moral and emotional dilemma to which he could find no solution short of suicide’" (Wikipedia). Leo Weiner, in his contemporary "History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century" (1899), notes that "M. A. Schatzkes, has written but one book.an invaluable cyclopedia of Jewish customs, particularly such as directly or indirectly refer to the Passover, strung together in chronological order as a consecutive action. With the exception of Linetzki's 'The Polish Boy,' there has been written no one work that treats so comprehensively of the beliefs and habits of the Jews in Russia .'The Jewish Ante-Passover' must be counted among the classics of the period." SUBJECTS: Short stories, Yiddish. OCLC lists 5 copies of Sholom Reb Hayyim's (UCLA, Yale, UIllinois, NLI, TAU), though … [Click Below for Full Description]
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