Bimko, F. (Fishl)

Published by New York; No Publisher, 1926
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Publishers cloth. 8vo. 270; 219 pages. 23 cm. First edition. In Yiddish. Fishl Bimko s Selected Writings, Book 1 and Book 2; privately printed for the author during the time he was working in sweatshops and publishing plays in the "Freie arbeiter shtime". Bukh Tsvey, "Hele Blikh" ("Light Glances") , includes the playlet "A Zumer Nakht" (pages 207-219) . "Fishel Bimko (1890 1965) , Yiddish dramatist and novelist. Born in Kielce, Poland, Bimko's first realistic narrative, Di Aveyre ( The Transgression ) , was published in 1912 and his first play, Oyfn Breg Vaysel ( On the Shores of the Vistula ) , was staged in Lodz in 1914. Thereafter his plays were produced in the Yiddish theaters of Europe and America. Especially popular were Ganovim ( Thieves, 1921) , a realistic play depicting the Polish-Jewish underworld, and East Side (1938) , a naturalistic drama of Jewish life in New York, where Bimko settled in 1921. His selected dramas were published in seven volumes in 1936, and his selected narratives in three volumes in 1941 and 1947." (EJ 2007) Subjects: Yiddish Fiction. Yiddish Drama. Cloth lightly soiled, backstrip lightly aged; otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (YID-16-4) Lit1, yidlit1, yid1, Bookseller Inventory # 30805

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Publisher: New York; No Publisher

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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