Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories


1979 13th printing (the year Singer won the Pulitzer Prize). Signed I B Singer without inscription on front endpaper - he sometimes signed in this manner, sometimes with his first name and middle initial, and sometimes with his full name. Crease to bottom edge of jacket, faint crease down front jacket flap, jacket lightly toned.Very Good. 1957 Hard Cover. 205 pp. When Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1979, the Swedish Academy praised his impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural tradition, brings universal human conditions to life. But Singer himself says, I never sit down to write to make a better world. I consider myself an entertainer. These four stories -- Gimpel the Fool, Esther Kreindel the Second, The Spinoza of Market Street, and The Black Wedding -- are infused with Singer's wit and imagination, wisdom and humor.

Title: Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories

Author: Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Bellow, Saul; Rosenfeld, Isaac; Guterman, Norbert; Glicklich, Martha; Gottleib, Elaine; Katz, Shlomo; Gross, Nancy;

Categories: Signed, Pulitzer Prize Winners, American, Judaica,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1957

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2173041

Keywords: LITERATURE JEWISH JUDAICA SHORT STORIES COLLECTION COLLECTED WORKS GIMPEL THE FOOL ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER SIGNED,