Tropical synagogues : short stories / by Jewish-Latin American writers ; edited and with an introduction by Ilan Stavans

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Subjects: Short stories, Latin American--Jewish authors--Translations into English
Latin American fiction--20th century--Translations into English
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Spanish (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Holmes & Meier, 1994
LC Classification: P, PQ
Physical Description: ix, 239 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Argentina
Camacho's Wedding Feast / Alberto Gerchunoff 41
Uncle Facundo / Isidoro Blaisten 50
Cecilia's Last Will and Testament / Alicia Steimberg 58
Blues in the Night / German Rozenmacher 67
The Passion According to San Martin / Gerardo Mario Goloboff 83
The Last Emigrant / Nora Glickman 90
Celeste's Heart / Aida Bortnik 95
Remembrances of Things Future / Mario Szichman 98
Brazil
Inside My Dirty Head - The Holocaust / Moacyr Scliar 113
Love / Clarice Lispector 117
His Moment of Glory / Samuel Rawet 126
Peru
The Conversion / Isaac Goldemberg 131
Venezuela
Papa's Friends / Elisa Lerner 141
Guatemala
Kindergarten / Victor Perera 153
Bottles / Alcina Lubitch Domecq 159
Canillas de Leche / David Unger 162
Mexico
Genealogies / Margo Glantz 173
The Invisible Hour / Esther Seligson 182
In the Name of His Name / Angelina Muniz-Huberman 189
The Death of Yankos / Ilan Stavans 193
Appendix: The Mythical Jew
Emma Zunz / Jorge Luis Borges 201
Death and the Compass / Jorge Luis Borges 206
The Secret Miracle / Jorge Luis Borges 217
Bibliography 224
The Authors 235
Permissions 238
Additional Authors: Stavans, Ilan
Notes: LCCN: 93005343
ISBN: 0841913404 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-234)
OCLC Number: 28375268
ISBN/ISSN: 0841913404