Collected Stories of Isaac Babel

ISBN-10: 0393324028
ISBN-13: 9780393324020
Edition: 2002 (Reprint)
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Isaac Babel(18941941) was a short-story writer, playwright, and correspondent with the Red Army forces during the Russian civil war. He died in a Soviet gulag in 1941. Efraim Sicherteaches at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. David McDuffhas translated works by Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky for Penguin Classics.

Writer Cynthia Ozick grew up in the Bronx and attended New York University, where she earned a B. A., and The Ohio State University, where she earned a Ph.D. Ozick wrote the novel Trust, and the short stories "The Sense of Europe", which was published in Prairie Schooner, and "The Shawl", which was included in The World of the Short Story. Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, Partisan Review, and Esquire. Ozick has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Harold Straus Living Award from the American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters.

Nathalie Babel, his daughter, edited two other books of Babel's writing and is the author of Hugo and Dostoevsky.

Introduction
Editor's Preface
Translator's Foreword
Acknowledgments
Old Shloyme
At Grandmother's
Elya Isaakovich and Margarita Prokofievna
Mama, Rimma, and Alla
The Public Library
Nine
Odessa
The Aroma of Odessa
Inspiration
Doudou
Shabos-Nakhamu
On the Field of Honor
The Sin of Jesus
An Evening with the Empress
Chink
A Tale About a Woman
The Bathroom Window
Bagrat-Ogly and the Eyes of His Bull
Line and Color
You Missed the Boat, Captain!
The End of St. Hypatius
A Story
The King
Justice in Parentheses
How Things Were Done in Odessa
Lyubka the Cossack
The Father
Froim Grach
The End of the Almshouse
Sunset
Crossing the River Zbrucz
The Church in Novograd
A Letter
The Reserve Cavalry Commander
Pan Apolek
Italian Sun
Gedali
My First Goose
The Rabbi
The Road to Brody
The Tachanka Theory
Dolgushov's Death
The Commander of the Second Brigade
Sashka Christ
The Life of Matvey Rodionovich Pavlichenko
The Cemetery in Kozin
Prishchepa
The Story of a Horse
Konkin
Berestechko
Salt
Evening
Afonka Bida
At Saint Valentine's
Squadron Commander Trunov
Ivan and Ivan
The Continuation of the Story of a Horse
The Widow
Zamosc
Treason
Czesniki
After the Battle
The Song
The Rabbi's Son
Makhno's Boys
A Hardworking Woman
Grishchuk
Argamak
The Kiss
And Then There Were Nine
And Then There Were Ten
A Letter to the Editor
The Story of my Dovecote
First Love
Karl-Yankel
The Awakening
In the Basement
Gapa Guzhva
Kolyvushka
The Road
The Ivan and Maria
Guy De Maupassant
Petroleum
Dante Street
Di Grasso
Sulak
The Trial
My First Fee
The Jewess
Isaac Emmanuelovich Babel: A Chronology by Gregory Freidin
Notes
Map: Babel's Russia
Map: Babel's Odessa
Map: Volhynia, 1920

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