Canadian Jewish short stories

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Toronto, Ont

Written in English
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  • Short stories, Canadian,
  • Canadian fiction -- 20th century,
  • Canadian fiction -- Jewish authors

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Miriam Waddington.
ContributionsWaddington, Miriam.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17310239M
ISBN 100195408136

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Trace the development of the short story in Jewish Canadian literature - from the early works, translated from Yiddish. Product Information. 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.

That parting gait and "dis-figure" on a ground characterize Canadian-Jewish short stories, beginning with Zipper's peddler "fading further and further down the empty street." Filled with nostalgia and empty streets, writers of the New World's St.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction (starting p. 11) / Norman Ravvin --That First Morning (starting p) / Yaacov Zipper --Piety (starting p) / Irving Layton --The Street (starting p) / Mordecai Richler --Bluma Zelinger (starting p) / Rochl Korn --The Greenhorn (starting p.

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