TITLE

THE JEWISH MARK TWAIN

AUTHOR(S)
DERESIEWICZ, WILLIAM
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Atlantic;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 313 Issue 1, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Sholem Aleichem, born Sholem Rabinovich, the Yiddish author whose tales inspired the musical "Fiddler on the Roof." Particular attention is given to the way in which Aleichem and his impact are portrayed in the books "The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem: The Remarkable Life and Afterlife of the Man Who Created Tevye" by Jeremy Dauber and "Wonder of Wonders: A Cultural History of 'Fiddler on the Roof'" by Alisa Solomon. Aleichem's portrayal of social conditions in his work is noted.
ACCESSION #
93454415

 

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