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We will read three short works of novella length by Bellow and myriad short stories by Singer, learning about their culture(s) and their time(s) and their tradition(s). Singer will be read in translation from his native Yiddish.
GROUP LEADER: Marcia Tannenbaum taught with WISE for many years and has been a teacher of Jewish literature and culture in many venues both in the United States and in Canada where she lived in the Ottawa, Ontario area from 1981-1986. Marcia also lived and taught English in Israel from 1973 -1975 and studied at Hebrew University Law School in Jerusalem in the summer of 1979.
REQUIRED BOOKS: Something to Remember Me By: Three Tales. Saul Bellow. Penguin Publishing Group (2012). ISBN# 978-0142422182
The Collected Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer. Farrar Strauss Paperback(1983). ISBN # 978-0344517886 or # 978-0345179885
Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609