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Random Harvest: The Novellas of Bialik (Hayyim Nahman) (SIGNED)

Bialik, Hayyim Nahman; Patterson, David; Ezra Spicehandler

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ISBN 10: 0813367115 / ISBN 13: 9780813367118
Published by Westview Press, 1999
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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As New. ; SIGNED and inscribed in Hebrew by Ezra Spicehandler to Professor Arnold J. Band and his wife Ora. ; Tight, clean and crisp. In excellent condition. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. Protected in a new Mylar cover. As New. ; Arnold Band is professor emeritus of Hebrew and comparative literature at UCLA, and founder (in 1969) of the UCLA Comparative Literature Program. ; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 312 pages; Signed by Translator. Bookseller Inventory # 27870

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Title: Random Harvest: The Novellas of Bialik (...

Publisher: Westview Press

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Hayyim Nahman Bialik (1873 1934) is celebrated as one of the leading figures in modern Jewish literature. Although most famous for his Hebrew poems, Bialik was also a master of Hebrew prose. Often expressing a realism and social awareness associated with the Russia of his youth, Bialik's stories showcase his extraordinary gift for lyricism, his deft use of symbolism, and his sense of humor, captured in engaging vignettes of life in the Ukrainian countryside.David Patterson and Ezra Spicehandler have combined their formidable literary talents to produce a new translation of six of Bialik's novellas. Random Harvest: The Novellas of Bialik is written in contemporary English and takes into account the large and important corpus of Bialik criticism that has been published over the years. This stunning new translation not only evokes the subtleties of the original Hebrew, it also reveals nuances which have eluded previous translators of Bialik's prose.The novellas in this collection Random Harvest,” Behind the Fence,” The Shamed Trumpet,” Big Harry,” The Short Friday,” and The Legend of the Three and Four” are each accompanied by a brief introduction. In addition, the book contains a complete glossary, making Random Harvest the most accessible collection of Bialik's stories available.

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David Patterson, CBE is president emeritus of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies. Ezra Spicehandler is professor emeritus at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati.

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