Stories and Pictures - Isaac Loeb Peretz

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Stories and Pictures - Isaac Loeb Peretz

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Classic collection of short stories, translated from the Yiddish. According to Wikipedia: "Isaac Leib Peretz (May 18, 1852 – 3 April 1915)... best known as I.L. Peretz, was a Yiddish language author and playwright. Payson R. Stevens, Charles M. Levine, and Sol Steinmetz count him with Mendele Mokher Seforim and Sholem Aleichem as one of the 3 great classical Yiddish writers. Sol Liptzin wrote: "Yitzkhok Leibush Peretz was the great awakener of Yiddish-speaking Jewry, and Sholom Aleichem its comforter... Peretz aroused in his readers the will for self-emancipation, the will for resistance...”

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