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De Spinoza van Warschau

De Spinoza van Warschau

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Title
De Spinoza van Warschau
Author
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Language
Dutch
Original title
The spinoza of Market Street
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 1987
213 p.
ISBN
90-295-4620-4

About Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװיס זינגער‎; November 11, 1903 – July 24, 1991) was a Polish-American writer in Yiddish, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. The Polish form of his birth name was Icek Hersz Zynger. He used his mother's first name in an initial literary pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, which he later expanded. He was a leading figure in the Yiddish literary movement, writing and publishing only in Yiddish. He was also awarded two U.S. National Book Awards, one in Children's Literature for his memoir A Day Of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw (1970) and one in Fiction for his collection A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories (1974).

Life

Isaac Bashevis Singer was born in 1903 in Leoncin village near Warsaw, capital of Congress Poland in the Russian Empire - lands that were a part of the Russ…Read more on Wikipedia