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An illluminating inside look at the life and times of playwright and author Jacob Gordin, a central presence in the Golden Age of Yiddish theater

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Illustrations
  2. p. viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. ix-xi
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  1. Note to the Reader
  2. p. xiii
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  1. Prologue: The Playwright’s Funeral
  2. pp. 1-7
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  1. 1. Russia
  2. pp. 8-33
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  1. 2. A Russian Jew in America
  2. pp. 34-83
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  1. 3. The Golden Age
  2. pp. 84-120
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  1. 4. Denouement
  2. pp. 121-173
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  1. 5. The Jewish King Lear
  2. pp. 174-215
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  1. Epilogue: Gordin’s Legacy to the World and to His Family
  2. pp. 216-248
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  1. Appendix: Partial List of Gordin's Plays with Original Titles, 1891-1908
  2. pp. 251-256
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 257-266
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 267-268
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 269-288
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780815651758
Related ISBN
9780815609964
MARC Record
OCLC
830023715
Pages
304
Launched on MUSE
2012-07-25
Language
English
Open Access
No
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