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Complete Works of Isaac Babel

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ISBN-10: 0393328244

ISBN-13: 9780393328240

Edition: N/A

Authors: Isaac Babel, Nathalie Babel, Peter Constantine, Cynthia Ozick

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Finally In Paperback, this "monumental collection ... gathers all of Babel's deft and brutal writing, including a wide array of previously unavailable material, from never-before-translated stories to plays and film scripts" (David Ulin, Los Angeles Times). Reviewing the work in the New Republic, James Woods wrote that this groundbreaking volume "represents a triumph of translating, editing, and publishing. Beautiful to hold, scholarly and also popularly accessible, it is an enactment of love." Considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, Isaac Babel has left his mark on a generation of readers and writers. This book will stand as Babel's final, most enduring legacy.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1072
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
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.