Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories by Norman RavvinNot Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories by Norman Ravvin

Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories

EditorNorman Ravvin

Paperback | September 10, 2002

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Trace the development of the short story in Jewish Canadian literature-from the early works, translated from Yiddish, by Yaacov Zipper Chava Rosenfarb, to the recent works of young writers such as Cary Fagan, Claire Rothman, and Robyn Sarah. Includes writers better known as novelists-Matt Cohen, Mordecai Richler, and Adele Wiseman-as well as stories by others better known as poets and journalists-Tom Wayman, Ken Sherman, and Elaine Kalman Naves.
Editor Norman Ravvin is a writer of fiction, criticism and journalism His books include Not Quite Mainstream, Cafe's des Westens, and Hidden Canada (all with Red Deer Press), as well as Lola by Night, Sex, Skyscrapers, and Standard Yiddish, and A House of Words: Jewish Writing, Identity, and Memory. He has also edited the short story c...
Title:Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:September 10, 2002Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889952469

ISBN - 13:9780889952461

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Acclaim for Norman Ravvin's previous books:

"A remarkable talent." -Calgary Herald

"Powerful and beautiful writing." -Janice Kulyk Keefer

"Both quietly humorous and harrowing." -University of Toronto Quarterly

"Wickedly witty, quirkily original." -New Brunswick Reader

"Absurdly gorgeous . . . the sky's no limit in Ravvin's luscious narrative lexicon." -Toronto Star