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pioneer from the shtetl

Aryeh L. Ofziher

pioneer from the shtetl

memoirs

by Aryeh L. Ofziher

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Golden Acres in Dallas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Ukraine -- Lut︠s︡ʹk -- Biography.,
  • Labor Zionists -- Palestine -- Biography.,
  • Lut︠s︡ʹk (Ukraine) -- Biography.,
  • Palestine -- Emigration and immigration -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arieh L. Ofseyer.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS151.O35 A38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20759600M

      Marc Chagall () was a fascinating and protean figure, one of the 20th century’s most unlikely self-made masters. He was not only a pioneer of modernism but also a great figurative artist. In their satires, shtetlakh became archetypes with “comical, faux-indigenous names” like Glupsk (in fact, a provincial town, not a shtetl). This is correct as far as it goes, but it fails to note the growing complexity of maskilic attitudes toward the shtetl in the latter part of the 19 th century as disillusionment.

    Daniel Charny depicts his shtetl Dukor (in his book Dukor) in an entirely different light: "The one hundred Jewish households were tightly knit one with the other, as if all were of one family. There were no divisions between rich and poor, high and low station, learned men and working-men: all were ardent Lubavich Hasidim.". Roman Vishniac has long been considered the author of the most iconic images of pre-WW2 Jewish life in Eastern Europe. A new monographic exhibition opening in Warsaw shows him as a much more versatile and accomplished author – and sheds new light on .

    The devoted reader will "journey" back and forth over the pages to the shtetl. The decision not to edit the book in chronological order was a difficult one, but was made to avoid breaking up stories that spread over different periods of time, and to present them almost in their entirety, in much the same way "a story is told by a grandfather to.   (New York Times Book Review) "These stories constitute a lively-and sometimes tragic-history of a vanished civilization." (Chicago Tribune) This marvelous collection of Yiddish classics, some never before translated into English, offers the full and wonderfully vivid panoply of shtetl life from the Middle Ages to the twentieth :


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