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By Itzik Manger,David G. Roskies,Leonard Wolf

In the years among 1929 and 1939, whilst Itzik Manger wrote many of the poetry and fiction that made him well-known, his identify between Yiddish readers was once a family notice. known as the Shelley of Yiddish, he was once characterised as being “drunk with talent.” This book—the first full-length anthology of Manger’s work—displays the complete variety of his genius in poetry, fiction, and criticism.

 

The ebook starts off with an intensive historic, biographical, and literary severe advent to Manger’s paintings. There are then excerpts from a singular, The ebook of Paradise, 3 brief tales, autobiographical essays, severe essays, and eventually, Manger’s really good poetry—ballads, Bible poems, own lyrics, and the Megilla Songs. those works, that have the patina of myths bought a while in the past, additionally provide glossy mental perception and irrepressible humor. With Manger, we take the plunge into the Jewish 20th century, as he recreates the prior in all its layered expressiveness and translates it with modernist sensibilities.

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