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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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Isaac Babel and the Jewish Experience of Revolution

Isaac Babel and the Jewish Experience of Revolution

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The Enigma of Isaac Babel

Carol J. Avins

Stanford University Press

This chapter examines Babel's work, especially his story “The Road,” in the context of the written record of the Jewish experience of the Russian Revolution, and offers a fresh reading of one of the most enigmatic stories of Babel's career.

Keywords:   Isaac Babel, The Road, Jews, Russian Revolution

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