Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor's Son
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Tevye the Dairyman and Motl the Cantor's Son by Sholom Aleichem
Book DescriptionTevye is the compassionate, lovable, Bible-quoting dairyman from Anatevka, and "Tevye the Dairyman" is a heartwarming and poignant account of life in turn-of-the-century Russia. Through the workaday world of a rural dairyman, his grit, wit, and heart, his daughters' courtships and marriages, and the eventual menace of the pogroms, Sholem Aleichem reveals the fabric of a now-vanished world. Motl is the clear-eyed, spirited, mischievous boy who narrates "Motl the Cantor's Son", a comic novel about his emigration with his family from Russia to America. It is a journey that mirrors a larger exodus, telling the story of the disintegration of traditional Jewish life and the beginning of a new chapter of Jewish history in America.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143105602
(195mm x 133mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 28-May-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sholom Aleichem
Wandering Stars, Paperback (November 2010)
In a small shtetl in Bessarabia in the early twentieth century, a traveling Yiddish acting company comes to town. The townspeople react in unison: 'What is this? Actor-types? Comedians? Who needs them'? But for Reisel, daughter of a poor cantor, and Leibel, son of a rich man, the theatre is magic, and they immediately fall under its spell.
My First Love Affair and Other Stories, Paperback (March 2003)
20 selections, all lovingly translated from the Yiddish, include among others "Progress in Kasrilevke," "Summer Romances," "Birth," "There's No Dead," "Three Widows," "Homesick," "On America," and "A Home Away from Home."
Tevye the Dairyman and Railroad Stories, Paperback (January 1997)» View all books by Sholom Aleichem
Tells the stories of a milkman and his daughters and a salesman's encounters with fellow Jews while riding the train.
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Author Biography - Sholom Aleichem
Sholom Aleichem is the pen name of Sholem Rabinovitch (1859-1916), the most beloved writer in Yiddish literature and the creator of the famous Tevye character from the musical Fiddler on the Roof. His hundreds of short stories, plays, novels, poems, and feuilletons are still read, studied, produced, and translated all over the world. Aliza Shevrin (translator) is the foremost translator of Sholem Aleichem, having translated eight other volumes of his fiction as well as novels and stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer and I. L. Peretz. The recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to preserve Yiddish works by rendering them into English, she has also been a visiting scholar at the Rockefeller-Bellagio Study Center in Italy, where she translated Sholem Aleichem's novel In the Storm. Dan Miron (introducer) is William Kay Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Professor of Hebrew Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of A Traveler Disguised.
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