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Author Khazan, Vladimir, author

Title "A double burden, a double cross" : Andrei Sobol as a Russian-Jewish writer / Vladimir Khazan
Published Boston, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2017
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Series Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and their legacy
Jews of Russia & Eastern Europe and their legacy.
Contents " ... And, apparently, a very good Jew": Sobol as a Russian-Jewish literary critic and journalist -- Baal-Machshoves and Andrei Sobol: two views on the purpose and objectives of Russian-Jewish literature -- The context and subtext of Sobol's open letter to D. Merezhkovsky -- A battle that never happened (Sobol's unpublished open letter to Ivan Bunin) -- Andrei Sobol and Evreiskii Mir -- Overcoming the myth: Jewish themes, motifs, and images in Sobol's works -- Between literature and politics: Sobol's novel Pyl' -- Jewish themes, motifs, and images in Sobol's short stories -- The fate of Sobol's book Evrei -- Sobol's translation of Wandering Stars -- Andrei Sobol and the Jewish theater -- Conclusion
Summary A comprehensive and exhaustive account of Andrei Sobol's public, literary, and artistic activities as a purely Russian-Jewish phenomenon. Khazan analyzes his biographical subject within the framework of cultural studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 26, 2018)
Subject Sobolʹ, Andreĭ, 1888-1926 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jews in literature.
Russian literature -- Jewish authors -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017046557
ISBN 1618117122 (electronic bk.)
9781618117120 (electronic bk.)