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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
....” This essay examines the role of the train in three works by prominent Jewish writers: S.Y. Abramovitsh's “Shem ve-Yefet ba-agala” [“Shem and Japheth on the Train”], Sholem Aleichem's Di ayznbangeshikhtes [ The Railroad Stories ], and Shmuel Yosef Agnon's “Bi-kronin shel rakevet” [“In the Railroad Car”]. All...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Yiddish as a language of modern literary expression and high aesthetic value. Most notable among the writers concerned with the reputation of Yiddish was Sholem Rabinovitsh, known by his penname Sholem Aleichem. Born in 1859 in a small town in what is now Ukraine, Sholem Aleichem became most famous...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the Fields) . 1947 . Tel-Aviv : Or-Am , 1989 . Print . Aleichem Sholem [ Rabinowitz Sholem ]. “Two Anti-Semites.” Trans. Waddington Miriam . Best of Sholem Aleichem . Ed. Howe Irving Wisse Ruth R. . Washington, D.C. : New Republic Books , 1979 . 115 – 21 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 2021
... are blowing. . . . The Jew is swaying from here to there, bending his head before the wind, and he has no rest for a moment” (49). Bialik declared: “Everyone was swept away by the wind” ( Collected Works 33). Sholem Aleichem created his Jewish figures running around without a foothold and without rest...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of structural equality, plumping for American liberal pluralism over Soviet socialist internationalism (168). Yet as late as 1964, in review- ing Fiddler on the Roof —​the Broadway adaptation of Sholem Aleichem’s 1894 Tevye the Milk- man stories —​Irving Howe broke with this view by critiquing...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
...” [Yankls], and “Kasrilevkans” (residents of Sholem Aleichem’s fictional town, Kasrilevke), as he derisively refers to them (174). If the novel’s description of Kron’s relationship to the Jewish quarter recalls the pathos expressed by Ger- man Jewish writers like Josef Roth in his 1929 description...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... . New York and London : Continuum , 1973 . Print . Aleichem Sholem . “The Man from Buenos Aires.” Favorite Tales of Sholem Aleichem . Trans. Julius Butwin Frances . New York : Avenel Books , 1983 . 516 – 28 . Print . Alsogaray Julio . Trilogía de la trata de...