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God, Jew, Satan: In the Works of Isaac Bashevis Singer I. Ch. Biletzky

God, Jew, Satan: In the Works of Isaac Bashevis Singer

I. Ch. Biletzky

Published May 9th 1995
ISBN : 9780819198297
Paperback
154 pages
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The roots and origins of Isaac Bashevis Singers works are illuminated in this comprehensive survey. Biletzky treats his subject from several perspectives, describing Singers life story and its influence on his work while also critiquing SingersMoreThe roots and origins of Isaac Bashevis Singers works are illuminated in this comprehensive survey. Biletzky treats his subject from several perspectives, describing Singers life story and its influence on his work while also critiquing Singers work and focusing on its realistic and nonrealistic dimensions. The author also explores the relationship between Singers work and the work of Shalom Aleichem and I.L. Peretz, an analysis which synthesizes the Jewish and the Yiddish in Singers thought and writing. Contents: Roots- In the Ways of Creativity- The Storyteller- Between the Real and the Unreal- Devils. Satans. Imps. Evil Spirits- Satan in Goraj- The Muskat Family- The Slave- The Miracle Worker of Lublin- The Manor. The Estate- The Dumb Souls of I.L. Peretz and Gimpel Tam- The Painters Studio and Fathers Courtroom.