Satan in Goray
Publish date: 1970
Publisher: A. W. Bruna & Zoon
Pages no: 176
Edition language: Dutch
Read for my Yiddish Lit class.In a semester of depressing reading, this was possibly the most dismal and hopeless, but that's exactly what it was meant to convey. The story is somewhat from the point of view of the town of Goray itself, and at times this makes the personal repercussions of certain e...
Satan in Goray paints a vivid and mystical picture of Jewish rural life in the Poland of the 17th century, in a style far removed from the politicised drivel that one is often confronted with today.The citizens of Goray are confronted with anti-semitic dangers, religious fervor and false messianism ...
Isaac B. Singer's typewriter worked as a time machine. Destination: Seventeenth century, Poland.Coordinates: an extremely believable choral portrait of superstitious dwellers in a Jewish shtetl in the middle of nowhere. Co-starring: -horns and drums- the Messiah (he will show up himself).Warning: be...
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