Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York

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Yekl (1896), the first novel upon which the much acclaimed film Hester Street was based, was probably the first novel in English that had a New York... East Side immigrant as its hero. Reviewing it, William Dean Howells hailed Cahan as "a new star of realism."

 

Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York

Author: Abraham Cahan
Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN13: 9780486224275
ISBN10: 486224279

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