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The Schlemiel as Metaphor, Revised and Enlarged Edition: Studies in Yiddish and American Jewish Fiction

The Schlemiel as Metaphor, Revised and Enlarged Edition: Studies in Yiddish and American Jewish Fiction

Writing Stage
Published On
1991
ISBN
0809315815
ISBN13
9780809315819
The certainty that deep down we are all schlemiels is perhaps what makes America love an inept ball team or a Woody Allen who unburdens his neurotic heart in public.

In this unique, revised history of the schlemiel, Sanford Pinsker uses psychological, linguistic, and anecdo
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