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Envy, or Yiddish in America and The Pagan Rabbi (Audio Cassette) (Unabridged)
Envy or Yiddish in America and The Pagan Rabbi - Audio Cassette - Unabridged Author:Cynthia Ozick 3 cassettes plus Listener's Guide. Approx 4 hours. Includes exclusive audio interview with the author. — From Cynthia Ozick come two classic novellas: — The Pagan Rabbi - Isaac Kornfield, a learned rabbi, has hanged himself in a park. His old friend pays a condolence call upon the bereaved wife. And he is shocked to find her cold, unfor... more »giving, as she tells the story of her husband's great struggle... between the flowering nymph of his passions and the book-laden old Jew of his soul...
Envy, or Yiddish in America - Ostrover the Story Teller is the only Yiddish writer in America whose wok is regularly translated and published. Edelshtein the Poet seethes with jealousy. If he, Edelshtein, had a translator, he'd be famous too! Tongueless in America, imprisoned in Yiddish, Edelshtein plots and yearns and staggers through the snows of Manhattan, looking for a translator to save him from his fate.« less