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The Resource Oedipus in Brooklyn and other stories, Blume Lempel ; translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

Oedipus in Brooklyn and other stories, Blume Lempel ; translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub

Label
Oedipus in Brooklyn and other stories
Title
Oedipus in Brooklyn and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Blume Lempel ; translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • yid
  • eng
Summary
"Blume Lempel is a fearless storyteller whose imagination skillfully moves between the realistic and the fantastic, the lyrical and the philosophical. Her subjects like her settings -- Paris, Poland, Brooklyn, Tel Aviv, California -- range widely. A Holocaust survivor speaks to the shadows in her garden; a pious old woman imagines romance; a New York subway commuter forges a bond with a homeless woman; and in the title story, a mother is drawn into a transgressive relationship with her blind son. Lempel's narratives are masterpieces of poetic imagery and startling modernist touches, suffused with an abiding compassions"--
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DLC
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Lempel, Blume
Dewey number
839/.134
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ5129.L4175
LC item number
A6 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cassedy, Ellen
  • Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron
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  • Lempel, Blume
  • Short stories, Yiddish
Label
Oedipus in Brooklyn and other stories, Blume Lempel ; translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The first eleven stories in this volume were published in Yiddish in "A rege fun emes" (A moment of truth), by Blume Lempel (Tel Aviv: I.L. Peretz Publishing House, 1981). The second eleven stories were published in Yiddish in "Balade fun a kholem" (Ballad of a dream), by Blume Lempel (Tel Aviv: Israel Book Publishing House, 1986)
Bar code
  • 31223121597406
  • 31223121597455
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cousin Claude
  • A Yiddish poet in Paris
  • The power of a melody
  • Yosele
  • The bag lady of Seventh Avenue
  • En route to divorce
  • The little red umbrella
  • Her last dance
  • Waiting for the ragman
  • The twin sisters
  • Even the heavens tell lies
  • A little song for a Jewish soul
  • The invented brother
  • A snowstorm in summerland
  • Yosemite Park
  • Pastorale
  • The fate of the Yiddish writer (essay)
  • Pachysandra
  • The death of my aunt
  • Images on a blank canvas
  • Neighbors over the fence
  • The debt
  • My friend Ben
  • Oedipus in Brooklyn
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9781942134251
Lccn
2016035817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-ecpy20170411-147
System control number
  • 945949050
  • (OCoLC)945949050
Label
Oedipus in Brooklyn and other stories, Blume Lempel ; translated from the Yiddish by Ellen Cassedy and Yermiyahu Ahron Taub
Publication
Note
The first eleven stories in this volume were published in Yiddish in "A rege fun emes" (A moment of truth), by Blume Lempel (Tel Aviv: I.L. Peretz Publishing House, 1981). The second eleven stories were published in Yiddish in "Balade fun a kholem" (Ballad of a dream), by Blume Lempel (Tel Aviv: Israel Book Publishing House, 1986)
Bar code
  • 31223121597406
  • 31223121597455
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cousin Claude
  • A Yiddish poet in Paris
  • The power of a melody
  • Yosele
  • The bag lady of Seventh Avenue
  • En route to divorce
  • The little red umbrella
  • Her last dance
  • Waiting for the ragman
  • The twin sisters
  • Even the heavens tell lies
  • A little song for a Jewish soul
  • The invented brother
  • A snowstorm in summerland
  • Yosemite Park
  • Pastorale
  • The fate of the Yiddish writer (essay)
  • Pachysandra
  • The death of my aunt
  • Images on a blank canvas
  • Neighbors over the fence
  • The debt
  • My friend Ben
  • Oedipus in Brooklyn
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9781942134251
Lccn
2016035817
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-ecpy20170411-147
System control number
  • 945949050
  • (OCoLC)945949050

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