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Gimpel the fool, and other stories.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Gimpel the fool, and other stories.

by Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Published by Owen in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination205p.,21cm
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22356450M

Gimpel the fool --Gentleman from Cracow --Wife killer --By the light of memorial --Candles --Mirror --Little shoemakers --Joy --From the diary of one not born --Oldman --Fire --Unseen. Other Titles: Gimpl tam un andere dertseylungen.   Includes bibliographical references (p. ) Gimpel the fool and other stories (): - Gimpel the fool -- The gentleman from Cracow -- The wife killer -- By the light of memorial candles -- The mirror -- The little shoemakers -- Joy -- From the diary of one not born -- The old man -- Fire -- The unseen -- The Spinoza of Market Street (): - The Spinoza of Market Street -- The black Pages:

Because “Gimpel the Fool” is intended to teach a moral lesson, it is considered a parable. Parables generally include simple characters who represent abstract ideas. In “Gimpel the Fool,” Gimpel represents goodness, innocence, and the common man; the villagers represent malice and deception. Like most parables, the story works on two. Gimpel the Fool: And Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s collection of short stories, Gimpel the Fool: And Other Stories, appeared in with translations from the original Yiddish by, among others, Nobel Laureate Saul Bellow. Singer himself received the Nobel Prize for Literature in “for his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural. Isaac Bashevis Singer's short story, "Gimpel the Fool" is written in an honest, literal, simplistic tone, devoid of sarcasm from the narrator. Instead, the irony is situational: Gimpel is a fool.


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Isaac Bashevis Singer's first collection of stories, "Gimpel the Fool," is a landmark work that has attracted international acclaim since it was first published in In Saul Bellow's masterly translation, the title story follows the exploits of Gimpel, an ingenuous baker who is universally deceived but who declines to retaliate against his tormentors/5(4).

Editions for Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Mass Mark Home My Books. Gimpel the Fool, short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer, published in in Yiddish as “Gimpl tam.”A translation by Saul Bellow published in Partisan Review in introduced a large audience of English-speaking readers to Singer’s fiction.

The story was later published in Singer’s collection Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories (). Set in a bygone era in an eastern European shtetl. "Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories" was originally published inand contains ten short stories rife with Singer's unique fictional voice - full of meditations on mortality, good, and evil, Jewish mythology, and an ability to communicate truths in the folksy, simple yet extraordinarily sophisticated way that characterizes these parabolic stories.

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Singer Collected Stories: V. 1 (Library of America, ) (Vol.1) Gimpel the Fool to The Letter Writer, by Isaac Bashevis Singer, is quite the unique, intense and extraordinary collection of short stories whose foundations are straight from the shtetl in Poland/5.

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