The Resource The travels of Benjamin Zuskin, (ebook)

The travels of Benjamin Zuskin, (ebook)

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The travels of Benjamin Zuskin
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The travels of Benjamin Zuskin
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eng
Summary
Described by theater critics as one of the twentieth century's greatest talents, Benjamin Zuskin (1899-1952) was a star of the Moscow State Jewish Theater. In writing The Travels of Benjamin Zuskin, his daughter, Ala Zuskin Perelman, has rescued from oblivion his story and that of the theater in which he served as performer and, for a period, artistic director. Against the backdrop of the Soviet regime's effort to stifle any expression of Jewish identity, the Moscow State Jewish Theater―throughout its thirty years of existence (1919-49)―maintained a high level of artistic excellence while also becoming a center of Jewish life and culture. A member of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, Zuskin was arrested under fabricated charges and eventually executed on August 12, 1952, along with twelve other eminent Soviet Jews and committee members. Zuskin Perelman's fascinating chronicle, more than just a personal memoir, conveys the vibrancy and energy of Jewish theater, celebrates the cultural achievements of Soviet Jews, and calls attention to the tragic fate that awaited them. The Travels of Benjamin Zuskin sheds light on Soviet Jewish history through the lens of one of the period's most influential cultural icons
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Midwest
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Zuskina-Perel§man, Alla
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  • 792.02/8092
  • B
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Blass, Sharon
  • hoopla digital
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Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art
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  • Zuskin, Benjamin
  • Actors
  • Jewish actors
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The travels of Benjamin Zuskin, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780815653240
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11719451
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remote
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11719451
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MWT11719451
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The travels of Benjamin Zuskin, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780815653240
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11719451
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11719451
System control number
MWT11719451
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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