A Dybbuk and other tales of the supernatural
Paperback, 192 pages ISBN: 9781559361378Publication Date:
1 Aug 1998

A Dybbuk and other tales of the supernatural

By Tony Kushner and Joachim Neugroschel

Paperback £15.99

The classic Yiddish tale by S. Ansky, adapted by Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America, and Joachim Neugroschel.

This volume also contains a selection of Yiddish tales of the supernatural translated into English for the first time by Joachim Neugroschel.

Considered by many to be the greatest Yiddish drama, A Dybbuk recounts the tale of a wealthy man's daughter who is possessed by the spirit of her dead beloved. Collectively, these tales illuminate different aspects of the Jewish mystical world, including possessions, transmigration, fairy tales, parables and miracles.

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'Tony Kushner's adaptation is passionate and illuminating

New York Post

'The play has a deep wistfulness about a flawed but rich culture on the precipice of apocalyptic change, about technology poised to tear through ancient truths and the seductions of assimilation ready to devastate whatever culture is left after the slaughters of the twentieth century'

Paperback, 192 pages ISBN: 9781559361378Publication Date:
1 Aug 1998

Also by Tony Kushner:

Caroline, or Change
A Bright Room Called Day
The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call
The Illusion
Angels in America (new edition)
Thinking About the Longstanding Problems of Virtue and Happiness (incl. Slavs!)
Caroline, or Change (US edition)
Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika
Death and Taxes: Hydriotaphia & Other Plays
Angels in America: Parts One & Two
Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches

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