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A Bridge of Longing

The Lost Art of Yiddish Storytelling

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$37.00 • £32.95 • €33.95

ISBN 9780674081406

Publication Date: 09/01/1996


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


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  • 1. The People of the Lost Book
  • 2. The Master of Prayer: Nahman of Bratslav
  • 3. The Master of Lore: Isaac Meir Dik
  • 4. The Conjuror: I.L. Pereti
  • 5. Mythologist of the Mundane: Sholem Aleichem
  • 6. The Storyteller as High Priest: Der Nister
  • 7. The Last of the Purim Players: Itzik Manger
  • 8. The Demon as Storyteller: Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • 9. Estates of Memory: After the Holocaust
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 1995

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