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Gimpel the fool, and other stories

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Gimpel the fool, and other stories

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Published by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated by Saul Bellow and others.

StatementIsaac Singer.
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14484162M
OCLC/WorldCa7425435

Gimpel the fool and other stories by Singer, Isaac Bashevis, Publication date Topics Short stories, Yiddish, Jews Publisher New York: Noonday Press Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books Pages:   I welcome questions, comments, or concerns about the material contained in this video. Rating: ***** (out of *****) You can purchase this book at: http://www.

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Gimpel the Fool, short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, published in in Yiddish as “Gimpl tam.”A translation by Saul Bellow published in Partisan Review in introduced a large audience of English-speaking readers to Singer’s fiction. The story was later published in Singer’s collection Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories (). Set in a bygone era in an eastern European shtetl.   Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).


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“Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories” was originally published inand contains ten short stories rife with Singer’s unique fictional voice – full of meditations on mortality, good, and evil, Jewish mythology, and an ability to communicate truths in the folksy, simple yet extraordinarily sophisticated way that characterizes these parabolic stories/5.

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saac Bashevis Singer is the last of the great Yiddish fiction writers. His novels, ''The Family Moskat'' and ''Satan in Goray,'' were hailed as major literary creations, but it is in ''Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories'' that Singer takes his place with the epic storytellers, transcending geographical and.

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s collection of short stories, Gimpel the Fool: And Other Stories, appeared in with translations from the original Yiddish by, among others, Nobel Laureate Saul Bellow. Singer himself received the Nobel Prize for Literature in “for his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural.

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Because “Gimpel the Fool” is intended to teach a moral lesson, it is considered a parable. Parables generally include simple characters who represent abstract ideas. In “Gimpel the Fool,” Gimpel represents goodness, innocence, and the common man; the villagers represent malice and deception.

Like most parables, the story works on two. Gimpel the fool -- The gentleman from Cracow -- The wife killer -- Bu the light of memorial candles -- The mirror -- The little shoemakers -- Joy -- From the diary of one not born -- The old man -- Fire -- The unseenPages: "Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories" was originally published inand contains ten short stories rife with Singer's unique fictional voice - full of meditations on mortality, good, and evil, Jewish mythology, and an ability to communicate truths in the folksy, simple yet extraordinarily sophisticated way that characterizes these parabolic stories/5(6).

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[Isaac Bashevis Singer] -- Twelve short stories about Jewish life in Poland. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Bashevis Singer. Find more Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Gimpel the fool --The gentleman from Cracow --The wife killer --By the light of memorial candles --The mirror --The.

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Like many of Singer’s stories, “Gimpel the Fool” takes place in a shtetl, or Jewish village, in Poland, at an unspecified time before the Russian Revolution. Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories Gimpel the Fool The Gentleman from Cracow The Wife Killer By the Light of Memorial Candles The Mirror The Little Shoemakers Joy From the Diary of One Not Born The Old Man Fire The Unseen.

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It also gives its name to the collection first published in Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer.