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Wandering Soul

The Dybbuk’s Creator, S. An-sky

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674055704

Publication Date: 11/15/2010


392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

26 halftones, 1 map


  • Note on Names, Dates, and Transliteration
  • Map of An-sky’s Travels
  • Prologue
  • 1. A Bad Influence
  • 2. To the Salt Mines
  • 3. A Revolutionary Has No Name
  • 4. A Propagandist’s Education
  • 5. We Swear to Fight!
  • 6. The Hero of Deeds and the Hero of Words
  • 7. No Common Language
  • 8. The Dybbuk and the Golem
  • 9. A Passion for Bloodshed
  • 10. All Flesh Is Grass
  • Epilogue
  • Archives and Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2011 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award, Jewish Literature and Linguistics Category, Association for Jewish Studies
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