Isaac Bashevis Singer


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Noun1.Isaac Bashevis Singer - United States writer (born in Poland) of Yiddish stories and novels (1904-1991)
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Isaac Bashevis Singer More Stories from My Father's Court Curt Leviant, tr.
Aaron Greidinger David Chandler Max Michael Constantine Miriam Elizabeth Marvel Waiter/Stanley Jason Kolotouros Priva/The Woman Who Tells Rita Zohar Chaim Rabbi/Morris Joel/Leon/Allen Swift Stefa/Tzlova Gordana Rashovich McCarter Theater artistic director Emily Mann has dramatized "Meshugah," the provocative 1994 novella by Nobel Price winner Isaac Bashevis Singer that explores the lives of Holocaust survivors living on Manhattan's Upper West Side in the early '50s.
So one must conclude that Isaac Bashevis Singer is an uneven writer as well as a greatly gifted one; and that the peculiar quality of his work is probably too special for most tastes."(19)
Magician of Lublin, The Novel by Isaac Bashevis SINGER , published serially as Der Kuntsnmakher fun Lublin in the Yiddish-language daily newspaper Forverts in 1959 and published in book form in English in 1960.
After 15 years, A Itaini Beach feels like home." In 1991, the year of Singer's death, the full-tuition Isaac Bashevis Singer Scholarship was established at the University of Miami.
Drawing inspiration from Yiddish authors like Sholom Aleichem and Isaac Bashevis Singer, who wrote about the misery of living under the Czar's regime by invoking half-fantastical people and places, Keret points out the deep inconsistencies of Israeli life through short, fable-like stories.
While she provides revelatory close readings of passages from Jacob Glatstein, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Morris Rosenfe|d, she also makes ideological assertions that seem extreme, even bizarre.
Her book Les temps de la fin is a rigorous narratological study of three works from very different traditions: The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth; The White Guard, by Mikhail Bulgakov; and Satan in Goray by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Each book relates the ending of a world: Roth's work, the inexorable decline of the Austro-Hungarian Empire; Bulgakov's, the fall of tsarist Russia and the doomed Ukrainian uprising of 1918; and Bashevis's, the Chmielniicki massacres and the Sabbatean movement.
I started working on my bibliography of Isaac Bashevis Singer some 15 years ago.
Screenplay, Kaminski, Jacqueline Galia Benousilio, based on the short fiction collection "Stories for Children" by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Music, Michel Legrand; lyrics, Sheldon Harnick.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer, Address to Pen American Center, 1971