A Rose of the Ghetto - A Short Story
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“A Rose of the Ghetto” is a 1919 short story by British author Israel Zangwill (1864–1926). This amusing tale of English countryside and customs is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Zangwill's much-celebrated work.
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. 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". 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.

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Date de parution 26 mai 2020
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781528789929
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 1 Mo

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A ROSE OF THE GHETTO
A SHORT STORY
WITH A CHAPTER FROM English Humorists of To-day BY J. A. Hammerton
By
ISRAEL ZANGWILL

First published in 1894


This edition published by Read Books Ltd. Copyright © 2019 Read Books Ltd. This book is copyright and may not be
reproduced or copied in any way without
the express permission of the publisher in writing
British Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data
A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library


Contents
Israel Zangwill
A ROSE OF THE GHETTO




Isr ael Zangwill



Israel Zangwill
This picture though it is not much Like Zangwill, is not void of worth It has one true Zangwillian touch It looks like nothing else on earth.
Oliver Herford Confessions of a Caricaturist,
Perhaps some one will suggest that Mr. Israel Zangwill is a humorist only as one whom "we loved long since and lost awhile," because of late years — indeed, for more than a decade — little that is entirely humorous has come from his pen. On the other hand, he has never been a humorist who inspires affection: he is somewhat too intellectual for that. There is no novelist who, with greater justice, takes himself and his art more seriously than Mr. Zangwill has done since, in 1892, he wrote that masterpiece of modern fiction, Children of the Ghetto ; yet, as he began his literary career as a humorous writer and is beyond question one of our masters of epigrammatic wit and intellectual point—de—vice, he may with sufficient reason be included in any survey of modern humour.

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