Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York

By: Cahan, Abraham

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"Yekl" (1896), the first novel upon which the much acclaimed film "Hester Street" was based, was probably the first novel in English that had a New York East Side immigrant as its hero. Reviewing it, William Dean Howells hailed Cahan as "a new star of realism."

Title: Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York

Author Name: Cahan, Abraham

Categories: Short Stories, Ethnic/Race,

Edition: Reprint.

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 1970

ISBN Number: 0486224279

ISBN Number 13: 9780486224275

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good +

Type: Book

Seller ID: 009191

Description: 240 pp. Light thumbing, spine uncreased no markings. Introduction by Bernard G. Richard. A collection of six stories. Title story was basis of the film "Hester Street." Cahan was the longtime editor of Jewish Daily Forward. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in.

Keywords: JEWS. JEWISH FICTION. NEW YORK CITY. YIDDISH. FILM TIE-IN. LOWER EAST SIDE