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Title:
Yentl the Yeshiva boy
Uniform Title:
Yenṭl der Yeshive-boḥer. English
ISBN:
9780374293482

9780374293475
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983.
Physical Description:
58 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
"The text of this book was set in Emerson Monotype by A. Colish, Inc. The book was designed by Antonio Frasconi, printed by Rembrandt Press, Inc., and bound by A. Horowitz and Sons"--Colophon.

Limited edition of 450 numbered copies, signed by Singer and Frasconi.
Summary:
Originally published in Yiddish as Yenṭl der yeshive-boḥer in the newspaper Goldene keyt in 1963 and English as a story in Short Friday. At the death of her father, Yentl cuts her hair, dresses as a young man, and sets out to study at a yeshiva.
Added Author (alt. graph.):
בשביס-זינגר, יצחק, 1904-1991.
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Recognizing that Yentyl seems to have the soul and disposition of a man, her father studies the Torah and other holy books with her. When he dies, Yentyl feels that she no longer has a reason to remain in the village, and so, late one night, she cuts off her hair, dresses as a young man, and sets out to find a yeshiva where she can continue her studies and live secretly as a man.


Author Notes

Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's books, and memoirs. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

(Publisher Provided) Isaac Bashevis Singer was born in Radzymin, Poland on July 14, 1904. He received a traditional Jewish education, including training at the rabbinical seminary in Warsaw. He began writing in Hebrew while he worked for 10 years as a proofreader and translator in Warsaw. In 1935, he immigrated to New York, where he became a journalist for the Daily Forward, America's largest Yiddish newspaper. Most of his stories were originally published in this newspaper in serial form.

His first novel, The Family Moskat, was published in 1950. His other works include The Magician of Lublin, The Spinoza of Market Street, The Slave, and A Friend of Kafka. A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw won the National Book Award for children's literature. He received numerous awards during his lifetime including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978 and the Gold Medal for Fiction in 1989. He died after suffering a series of strokes on July 24, 1991.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children's books, and memoirs. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.

(Publisher Provided) Isaac Bashevis Singer was born in Radzymin, Poland on July 14, 1904. He received a traditional Jewish education, including training at the rabbinical seminary in Warsaw. He began writing in Hebrew while he worked for 10 years as a proofreader and translator in Warsaw. In 1935, he immigrated to New York, where he became a journalist for the Daily Forward, America's largest Yiddish newspaper. Most of his stories were originally published in this newspaper in serial form.

His first novel, The Family Moskat, was published in 1950. His other works include The Magician of Lublin, The Spinoza of Market Street, The Slave, and A Friend of Kafka. A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw won the National Book Award for children's literature. He received numerous awards during his lifetime including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978 and the Gold Medal for Fiction in 1989. He died after suffering a series of strokes on July 24, 1991.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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Booklist Review

An orphaned young woman who longs to study at a yeshiva disguises herself as a man in order to continue her work. (Ja 15 84)


Booklist Review

An orphaned young woman who longs to study at a yeshiva disguises herself as a man in order to continue her work. (Ja 15 84)