A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories SIN 2


A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories is a 1973 book of short stories written by Polish-American author Isaac Bashevis Singer. It shared the 1974 National Book Award for Fiction with Thomas Pynchon.[1] The twenty-four (24) stories in this collection were translated from Yiddish (Singer's language of choice for writing) by Singer, Laurie Colwin, and others.

Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish,[1] awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.[2] The Polish form of his birth name was Icek Hersz Zynger.[3] He used his mother's first name in an initial literary pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, which he later expanded.[4] 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)[5] and one in Fiction for his collection, A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories (1974).[6]

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