The Controversial Sholem Asch: An Introduction to His Fiction

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Popular Press, Jan 1, 1976 - Literary Criticism - 313 pages
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This study is the first critical biography in English of Sholem Asch, who did little in his lifetime to make such a task an easy one. Asch was not a "tidy" writer. He lived in many cities and countries, wrote tirelessly, and kept little record of his numerous novels, stories, and essays—much less of the countless Yiddish, Hebrew, and European periodicals and newspapers (most of them now long defunct), or editions and translations, in which his writings appeared.
  

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Contents

SholemWho?
1
Warsaw and Early Success
17
Broader Horizons
41
After the War
62
A Revolution Trilogy and a Medal
87
The Bad Years
111
The War Against Sholem Asch
140
Brothers and Enemies
162
On the Move Again
188
Israelthe Last Days
206
Notes and References
232
Selected Bibliography
274
Chronology
299
Index
305
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Ben Siegel, Claremont, California, is professor of English at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. Among other works, he is the author of The Puritan Heritage: America's Roots in the Bible, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and the editor of The American Writer in the University.

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