qShining and Shadowq is a translated anthology of Yiddish short fiction of the Lower East Side, the center of a vibrant Jewish (largely Russian Jewish) life. Waldinger's goal is to present both the past and present of a population forced by poverty and pogrom to leave its homeland, resettle in America, and adopt its ideals (and hopes) as well as its difficult urban realities, all while wrestling with the desire to preserve its cultural identity and system of beliefs and expectations.An Anthology of Early Yiddish Stories from the Lower East Side Albert Waldinger. enjoying a holiday. Oh, a demonstration is a good thing, dona#39;t get me wrong; but afterward . ... times did I want to cast off my work, to say a#39;the devil take it!
|Title||:||Shining and Shadow|
|Publisher||:||Susquehanna University Press - 2006|