Ghetto Tragedies

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9781528715812 - Ghetto Tragedies - Israel Zangwill
9781528715812 - Ghetto Tragedies - Israel Zangwill
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Ghetto Tragedies

Zangwill was a leading figure in cultural Zionism during the 19th century, as well as close friend of father of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl. A notable portion of Zangwill’s work concentrated on ghetto life and earned him the nickname “the Dickens of the Ghetto”. In later life, he renounced the seeking of a Jewish homeland in Palestine.

SKU: 9781528715812 Categories: Jewish | Family Life | Short Stories & Anthologies | Fiction |

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“Ghetto Tragedies” is a 1899 novel by British author Israel Zangwill. Contents include: “They That Walk In Darkness”, “Transitional”, “Noah’s Ark”, “The Land Of Promise”, “To Die In Jerusalem”, “Bethulah”, “The Keeper Of Conscience”, etc.
Zangwill (1864–1926) was a leading figure in cultural Zionism during the 19th century, as well as close friend of father of modern political Zionism, Theodor Herzl. In later life, he renounced the seeking of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. A notable portion of Zangwill’s work concentrated on ghetto life and earned him the nickname “the Dickens of the Ghetto”. Other notable works by this author include: “Dreamers of the Ghetto” (1898), “Grandchildren of the Ghetto” (1892 ), and “Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People” (1892).This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with an introductory chapter from “English Humourists of To-Day” by J. A. Hammerton.

Book Details

Author

Israel Zangwill

Imprint

Read & Co. Classics

ISBN

9781528715812, 9781528789967

Formats Available

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Pages

334

Publication Date

26 May 2020

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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