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By Nahma Sandrow

ISBN-10: 0815627866

ISBN-13: 9780815627869

ISBN-10: 0815627874

ISBN-13: 9780815627876

God, guy, and Devil is an anthology of 5 Yiddish performs in translation, plus extra self sustaining scenes, all written via famous playwrights within the first area of the 20th century. The settings variety widely—a sumptuous parlor, a haunted graveyard, a farmyard, a sweatshop on strike, a subway, and the boardwalk of Atlantic urban. The performs evoke tears and laughter via melodrama, expressionism, satire, fable, farce, suspense, and romance. yet all think of a similar query: what's life’s ethical objective? And all show the theatrical aptitude that made Yiddish audiences such passionate enthusiasts in their dramas and their stars. Translated and edited to cause them to extra obtainable for either analyzing and function, the performs are followed through prefaces and notes to aid scholars of theater and of Jewish tradition by means of offering historic context, construction histories, and elucidation of references.

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