A Traveler Disguised: The Rise of Modern Yiddish Fiction in the Nineteenth Century

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Syracuse University Press, 1973 - Literary Criticism - 347 pages
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In an exposition of writer S.Y. Abramovitsh, this work shows the symbolic importance of his central character, Mendele the Bookseller, and explores the history of Yiddish fiction in Russia during the 19th century.

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three The Mimic Writer and His Little Jew
four On Native Ground
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Miron is the Leonard Kay Chair for Hebrew and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He also teaches at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is an internationally recognized literary critic.

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