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The Enigma of Isaac BabelBiography, History, Context$
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Gregory Freidin

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804759038

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804759038.001.0001

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Pan Pisar'

Pan Pisar'

Clerkship in Babel's First-Person Narration

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(p.157) 9 Pan Pisar'
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The Enigma of Isaac Babel
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Elif Batuman

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804759038.003.0009

This chapter presents specific readings of five of Babel's “metaliterary” stories—“Guy de Maupassant,” “The Ivan-and-Maria,” “The Story of My Dovecote,” “My First Fee,” and “Pan Apolek”—wherein the narrator's double identity as clerk and writer, and the epistemological accounting for literature through the materials of life, are examined.

Keywords:   Isaac Babel, Flaubert, Cervantes, Guy de Maupassant, The Ivan-and-Maria, The Story of My Dovecote, My First Fee, Pan Apolek

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