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Babel Guide to Jewish Fiction (Babel Guides)

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Published by Boulevard Books .
Written in English


  • Jewish studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Reference works,
  • Jewish,
  • Bibliography,
  • Hebrew,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Jewish fiction,
  • General,
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Edition Notes

ContributionsEuropean Jewish Publications Society (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8729638M
ISBN 10189946025X
ISBN 109781899460250

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  Finalist, National Jewish Book Awards in Debut Fiction, Goldberg Prize. A literary novel that explores love, war, mystery, magic, the Bayeux Tapestry, and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Available as paperback and e-book on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or select independent book stores, The Essential Fictions offers contemporary readers seventy-two short stories by one of twentieth-century Russia’s premier storytellers, Isaac Babel. This unique volume, which includes Babel’s famous Red Cavalry series and his Odessa Stories, is translated, edited, introduced, and annotated by Val Vinokur, a Guggenheim Fellow in Translation, and features illustrations by Yefim Ladyzhensky, a painter known for his depictions of everyday life under Soviet rule in Babel’s . Books don't necessarily have to be on Jewish topics, but the authors themselves should be Jewish. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. The Russian Jewish fiction writer Isaac Babel () is best known for his carefully crafted short stories written in the s. “My First Goose” is one of the most famous stories from Babel’s Red Cavalry cycle (), a fictionalized account of the Soviet-Polish War based on Babel’s experience as a reporter and propagandist in General Budyonny’s First Cavalry Army in the summer and fall of