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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.
Lawrence turn to the s: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: That first morning / Yaacov Zipper --Piety / Irving Layton --The street / Mordecai Richler --Bluma Zelinger / Rochl Korn --The greenhorn / Chava Rosenfarb --Thin ice / Norman Levine --Lives of the mind slaves / Matt Cohen --Nora by the sea / Cary Fagan --A minor incident / Robyn Sarah --Tommy.
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.
Norman Ravvin (ed.), Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories (Calgary: Red Deer Press, ), pp. Paper. $ ISBN It is not the 'mainstream' by which these stories should be Canadian Jewish short stories book, but the entire multi-textured river.
Canadian Jewish short stories book The short story is a genre in which Canadians (including Jewish-Canadians) have long excelled. Edited by Norman Ravvin. ISBN pages Photograph courtesy of Edward Hillel.
CAN $ USA $ Introduction. Not Quite Mainstream Stories brings together a substantial collection of Canadian Jewish short fiction, in a gathering of stories that fulfill the demands of the form with energy, grace, and often humour.
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You Are Not What We Expected is a linked short story collection that covers a Jewish family and their community in. A good short story is like a good dessert - delicious, rich and just the right portion size. Canada is a nation of short stories — so we decided to highlight 12 of our favourite collections for you.
This wonderful anthology of Jewish stories is an in depth exploration of Jewish culture and creativity around the world from mid 's to end of the 20th century; all in one amazing volume.
Editor Ilan Stavans's introduction alone is worth the cost of the book/5(15). I don’t have time to write anything profound, but this crazy thing happened last month. CBC Books included The Best Place on Earth on their list of 12 Amazing Canadian Short Story Collections, alongside some of my favourite short story collections, and you know, a Nobel prize winner, a Giller prize winner, and Margaret Atwood.I am still blown away by this.
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Last year, Liz Pearl reached a milestone, publishing the seventh, and final, volume of her Living Legacies series, a collection of personal narratives written by Canadian Jewish women. Since its inception inthe series has featured more than stories written by : Ruth Schweitzer.
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About The Editor - Dr. Nora Gold. Nora Gold is a prize-winning writer and the author of three books: The Dead Man (; published in Hebrew in with Carmel), Fields of Exile (winner of the Canadian Jewish Literary Award and praise from Cynthia Ozick), and Marrow and Other Stories (winner of a Canadian Jewish Book Award and praise from Alice Munro).
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The Canadian Jewish Book Awards is the program of the Koffler Centre of the Arts. Last year, it was renamed the Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature and features 5 categories.
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I now have an embryonic page book of Jewish themed stories, Yiddish Kite, which runs from Eve accidentally killing the serpent up to the discovery of the BRCA 1 & 2 mutations.
I’ve submitted to open calls for short story collections and also to. Gold, who lives in Toronto and holds both Canadian and Israeli citizenship, believes in the potential of stories to foster understanding among people in North America, Israel and throughout the. Phone: ; Address: Minnetonka Blvd St.
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