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

 
 
 
 
Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of Yiddish New York
Author: Abraham Cahan
ISBN 13: 9780486224275
ISBN 10: 486224279
Edition: Revised ed.
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 1970-06-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $10.95
 
 

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."