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Beautiful as the Moon, Radiant as the Stars: Jewish Women in Yiddish Stories: An Anthology

by Sandra Bark (Editor)

Other authors: Sholom Aleichem (Contributor), Dvora Baron (Contributor), David Bergelson (Contributor), Celia Dropkin (Contributor), Rochel Faygenberg (Contributor)11 more, Shira Gorshman (Contributor), Rachel H. Korn (Contributor), Esther Singer Kreitman (Contributor), Blume Lempel (Contributor), Helen Londynski (Contributor), Kadya Molodowsky (Contributor), IL Peretz (Contributor), Francine Prose (Introduction), Fradel Schtok (Contributor), Yente Serdatzky (Contributor), Isaac Bashevis Singer (Contributor)

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- This book is certain to appeal to the millions of Jewish women interested in Jewish literature and the writings of Cynthia Ozick, Francine Prose, and Grace Paley. Beautifully packaged, it is an ideal Mother's Day or Bat-Mitzvah gift.- This volume contains translations of Yiddish stories from eminent scholars--including an Isaac Bashevis Singer story that has never before been published in English--and well-known tales that Jewish readers everywhere love.- As bestsellers such as "Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer (Houghton Mifflin, 4/02) and "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges by Nathan Englander (Knopf, 1999) have demonstrated, there is a strong interest in Jewish stories.- Yiddish culture and music have seen a resurgence in recent years. NPR's "All Things Considered aired a series of highly acclaimed documentaries about the Yiddish Radio Project and Klezmer musicians regularly play at top alternative venues.… (more)
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Bark, SandraEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aleichem, SholomContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baron, DvoraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bergelson, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dropkin, CeliaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Faygenberg, RochelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gorshman, ShiraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Korn, Rachel H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kreitman, Esther SingerContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lempel, BlumeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Londynski, HelenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Molodowsky, KadyaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peretz, ILContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Prose, FrancineIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schtok, FradelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Serdatzky, YenteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Singer, Isaac BashevisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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For my mother,
who taught me to love stories.

And for my grandparents,
for whom Yiddish is not only a living language,
but the language of their lives.
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- This book is certain to appeal to the millions of Jewish women interested in Jewish literature and the writings of Cynthia Ozick, Francine Prose, and Grace Paley. Beautifully packaged, it is an ideal Mother's Day or Bat-Mitzvah gift.- This volume contains translations of Yiddish stories from eminent scholars--including an Isaac Bashevis Singer story that has never before been published in English--and well-known tales that Jewish readers everywhere love.- As bestsellers such as "Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer (Houghton Mifflin, 4/02) and "For the Relief of Unbearable Urges by Nathan Englander (Knopf, 1999) have demonstrated, there is a strong interest in Jewish stories.- Yiddish culture and music have seen a resurgence in recent years. NPR's "All Things Considered aired a series of highly acclaimed documentaries about the Yiddish Radio Project and Klezmer musicians regularly play at top alternative venues.

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