The Resource Vilna my Vilna: : stories, (ebook)

Vilna my Vilna: : stories, (ebook)

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Vilna my Vilna: : stories
Title
Vilna my Vilna:
Title remainder
stories
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Abraham Karpinowitz (1913-2004) was born in Vilna, Poland (present-day Vilnius, Lithuania), the city that serves as both the backdrop and the central character for his stories. He survived the Holocaust in the Soviet Union and, after two years in an internment camp on the island of Cyprus, moved to Israel, where he lived until his death. In this collection, Karpinowitz portrays, with compassion and intimacy, the dreams and struggles of the poor and disenfranchised Jews of his native city before the Holocaust. His stories provide an affectionate and vivid portrait of poor working women and men, like fishwives, cobblers, and barbers, and people who made their living outside the law, like thieves and prostitutes. This collection also includes two stories that function as intimate memoirs of Karpinowitz's childhood growing up in his father's Vilna Yiddish theater. Karpinowitz wrote his stories and memoirs in Yiddish, preserving the particular language of Vilna's lower classes. In this graceful translation, Mintz deftly preserves this colorful, often idiomatic Yiddish, capturing Karpinowitz's unique voice and rendering a long-vanished world for English-language readers
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Midwest
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Karpinowitz, Abraham
Dewey number
839/.134
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Mintz, Helen
  • Cammy, Justin Daniel
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art
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  • Karpinowitz, Abraham
  • Electronic books
  • Vilnius (Lithuania)
Target audience
adult
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Vilna my Vilna: : stories, (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
Isbn
9780815653523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11717659
Specific material designation
remote
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11717659
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MWT11717659
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Vilna my Vilna: : stories, (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
9780815653523
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11717659
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11717659
System control number
MWT11717659
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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