Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories

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Norman Ravvin
Red Deer Press, 2002 - Fiction - 246 pages
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Trace the development of the short story in Jewish Canadian literature-from the early works, translated from Yiddish, by Yaacov Zipper Chava Rosenfarb, to the recent works of young writers such as Cary Fagan, Claire Rothman, and Robyn Sarah. Includes writers better known as novelists-Matt Cohen, Mordecai Richler, and Adele Wiseman-as well as stories by others better known as poets and journalists-Tom Wayman, Ken Sherman, and Elaine Kalman Naves.

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Introduction Norman Rawin
The Street Mordecai Richler
Bluma Zelinger Rochl Korn

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Editor Norman Ravvin is a writer of fiction, criticism and journalism His books include Not Quite Mainstream, Cafe's des Westens, and Hidden Canada (all with Red Deer Press), as well as Lola by Night, Sex, Skyscrapers, and Standard Yiddish, and A House of Words: Jewish Writing, Identity, and Memory. He has also edited the short story collection Great Stories of the Sea. His short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Canadian magazines and on the CBC.

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