Sholem Asch


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United States writer (born in Poland) who wrote in Yiddish (1880-1957)

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Among the many wartime novelists trying to make sense of the urban neighborhood, the renowned Yiddish writer Sholem Asch stands out.
Hoffman devotes a chapter each to Sholem Asch's Got fun nekome, Cahan's The Rise of David Levinsky, Molly Picon, Jo Sinclair's Wasteland, Roth's Portnoy's Complaint, and stories by I.B.
To revise our sense of the epic genre, Steinberg discusses five novel sequences: Sholem Asch's Three Cities (St.
He suggests that this was one reason why Sholem Asch's Got fun nekome in 1907 was not framed as a deviant play in the same way that its English version, God of Vengeance, was in 1923.
Hoffman's book explores the intensive effort to reclaim Jesus for the modern Jewish community through a detailed analysis of the writings of such leading Jewish scholars of the period as Moses Mendelssohn, Abraham Geiger, Heinrich Graetz, and Kaufman Kohler, as well as Yiddish writers, often quite secular in their orientation, such as Chaim Zhitlovsky and Sholem Asch, whose works are largely unknown in dialogue circles today and who were deeply connected with the East European effort to develop a modern Jewish cultural identity.
In both fide and content, it offered a deliberate riposte to the nostalgic image of harmonious shtetl life created by Sholem Asch (1880-1957) in his immensely popular 1904 novella of the same title.
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Asch, the immigrant son of novelist Sholem Asch and a lifelong devotee of socialism and multiculturalism, after the former and before the latter was fashionable, founded Folkways Records on May Day, 1948.
Uncle Moses, which originated as a novel by Sholem Asch, similarly warns against greed and exploitation.
He also translated works of Sholem Asch, Hermann Broch, and Lion Feuchtwanger.
In the work of Sholem Asch (1880-1957) and Andre Schwarz-Bart (b.
In a case of theatrical censorship, the owner of the play God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch and 12 cast members were convicted of immoral behavior for presenting the play at the Apollo Theatre in New York City in March.
Although the inspirational value of the Bible is difficult to assess, many authors drew material directly from it, for example: poets Archibald MacLeish, Robinson Jeffers, and Stephen Vincent Benet; playwrights Maxwell Anderson, Marc Connelly, Barry Stavis, and Arthur Miller; short-story writers Flannery O'Connor, John Cheever, and Eudora Welty; novelists Sholem Asch, Howard Fast, and Lloyd C.
Award-winning director Gary Griffin ("Hand to God," "Fun Home," "The Color Purple") returns to Victory Gardens Theater to helm the Chicago-area premiere of "Indecent," Paula Vogel's 2017 Tony Award-winning play about the 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's play "God of Vengeance," which was shuttered after six weeks for being morally offensive.