The Sermon & Other Stories by Haim HazazThe Sermon & Other Stories by Haim Hazaz

The Sermon & Other Stories

byHaim Hazaz

Paperback | October 1, 2005

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This is a representative volume of stories by Hazaz, spanning his career and interests, from Shtetl life, to the spiritual life of the Yemenite community and his understanding of Zionism and Jewish history. There are translations by distinguished translators, including Hillel Halkin, Yael Lotan, Jeff rey Green, I.M. Lask and Ezra Spicehandler. The collection features an outstanding introduction by Professor Dan Miron of Columbia University. "No section of Hebrew literature has given such powerful, intelligent expression to the experience of beforehand, of almost, of wavering on the threshold, of movement between being and nothingness, as the wide-ranging work of Hazaz."
Born in Kiev, Russia, Haim Hazaz moved to Palestine in 1921. His early works are based on themes of village life among European Jews during crucial changes that uprooted Jewish life. However, he is not restricted in era or location in his writings. His fiction encompasses wide geographic, historic, and ethnographic variations, from sto...
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Title:The Sermon & Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:361 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 1, 2005Publisher:Toby PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1592641210

ISBN - 13:9781592641215

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