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The I. L. Peretz Reader

The I. L. Peretz Reader( )
Editor: Wisse, Ruth R.
Introduction by: Wisse, Ruth R.
Author: Peretz, I. L.
Series title:New Yiddish Library Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-09245-5
Publication Date:Jul 2002
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

Isaac Leybush Peretz (1852-1915) is one of the most influential figures of modern Jewish culture. Born in Poland and dedicated to Yiddish culture, he recognized that Jews needed to adapt to their times while preserving their cultural heritage, and his captivating and beautiful writings explore the complexities inherent in the struggle between tradition and the desire for progress. This book, which presents a memoir, poem, travelogue, and twenty-six stories by Peretz, also provides...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.112 x 1.23 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds



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