Stories from Peretz
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Published by Hebrew Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated and edited by Sol Liptzin
ContributionsLiptzin, Solomon, 1901-
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22801245M

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One of the founders of modern Yiddish literature, Peretz was at first published in Sholem Aleichem's miscellany, Di Yidishe Folks-Biblyotek, but disagreed with the Master about what Yiddish literature should become. Peretz is less of a vivid storyteller and social portraitist of shtetl folk, and more the moralist than Aleichem. Within the folklore framework of these neobiblical tales runs a. Buy a cheap copy of Stories from Peretz book. Free shipping over $ This book, which presents a memoir, poem, travelogue, and twenty-six stories by Peretz, also provides a detailed essay about Peretz’s life by Ruth R. Wisse. This edition of the book includes as well Peretz’s great visionary drama A Night in the Old Marketplace, in Cited by:   Peretz, considered one of the greatest writers of modern Yiddish literature, wrote of the magical quality of kindness and the bitter fruits of blind faith. The charming stories and evocative drawings make this collection a timeless treasure that will delight children and adults alike.5/5(3).

  This book, which presents a memoir, poem, travelogue, and twenty-six stories by Peretz, also provides a detailed essay about Peretz’s life by Ruth R. Wisse. This edition of the book includes, as well, Peretz’s great visionary drama A Night in the Old Marketplace, in a . This book, which presents a memoir, poem, travelogue, and twenty-six stories by Peretz, also provides a detailed essay about Peretz's life by Ruth R. Wisse. This edition of the book includes as well Peretz's great visionary dramaA Night in the Old Marketplace,in a rhymed. Reading and Background: The story has been translated into English many, many times; the standard translation is in The I. L. Peretz Reader, edited by Ruth are much earlier versions available for free here (translated by Leo Wiener, ) and here (translated by Helena Frank, ).; The full text in the original Yiddish is the first story in this volume of Peretz’s collected. Seven short stories, for young children. Each story presents a moral theme. The stories are taken from the Bible as well as from everyday experiences. The "Thinking Thoughts" section at the end of each story presents questions about the story that parents can .

Geklibene Dertzeilungen (in Yiddish) = Selected Stories, = Cuentos Selectos - Editado por Fun Kvall. by Peretz, I.L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at As he renders them, Peretz uses an utterly simple, unadorned, and transparent prose, so as to efface his own presence. 1 At other times, as in the story, “Three Gifts,” Peretz allows the legendary material to unfold in its own right, and then, at the very end, there occurs a sentence crushing in its irony: after the three gifts of selfless. Stories from Peretz by Isaac Leib Peretz A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Rating: % positive. Isaac Leib Peretz (Polish: Icchok Lejbusz Perec, Yiddish: יצחק־לייבוש פרץ ‎) ( – 3 April ), also sometimes written Yitskhok Leybush Peretz, best known as I. L. Peretz, was a Yiddish language author and playwright from R. Stevens, Charles M. Levine, and Sol Steinmetz count him with Mendele Mokher Seforim and Sholem Aleichem as one of the three.