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Questions tagged [isaac-bashevis-singer]

Questions about the Polish-born Jewish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902 – 1991) and his works. He wrote novels such as 'The Magician of Lublin' (English translation, 1960), short stories and a number of autobiographical works. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. Use this tag with the [yiddish-literature] tag.

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Did Isaac Bashevis Singer write only in Yiddish, or also in English?

While researching another question, a couple of us have found what appears to be a contradiction in the Wikipedia page for Isaac Bashevis Singer. The introductory section of the article says: He ...
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Why did Isaac Bashevis Singer win the Nobel Prize for Literature?

I love IBS's books and have read many of them, but I fail to understand how such niche writing garnered a Nobel Prize in Literature. The audience of his brilliant books are Jews, old Jews, ...