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I. L. Peretz Reader
by I. L. Peretz and Ruth R. Wisse


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Isaac Leybush Peretz (1852–1915) is one of the most influential figures of modern Jewish culture. Born in Poland and dedicated to Yiddish culture, he recognized that Jews needed to adapt to their times while preserving their cultural heritage, and his captivating and beautiful writings explore the complexities inherent in the struggle between tradition and the desire for progress.  Read more...


 
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Isaac Leybush Peretz (1852–1915) is one of the most influential figures of modern Jewish culture. Born in Poland and dedicated to Yiddish culture, he recognized that Jews needed to adapt to their times while preserving their cultural heritage, and his captivating and beautiful writings explore the complexities inherent in the struggle between tradition and the desire for progress. This book, which presents a memoir, poem, travelogue, and twenty-six stories by Peretz, also provides a detailed essay about Peretz's life by Ruth R. Wisse. This edition of the book includes, as well, Peretz's great visionary drama A Night in the Old Marketplace, in a rhymed, performable translation by Hillel Halkin.


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  • ISBN: 9781480440784
  • Publisher: The New Yiddish Library
  • Imprint: The New Yiddish Library
  • Date: Oct 2013
 
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