Questions tagged [satan-in-goray]

Questions about the novel 'Satan in Goray' (1955) by Isaac Bashevis Singer. Use this tag with the tags [isaac-bashevis-singer] and [yiddish-literature].

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What does “haidamak” mean?

The first line of Isaac Bashevis Singer's Satan in Goray goes: In the year 1648, the wicked Ukrainian hetman, Bogdan Chmelnicki, and his followers besieged the city of Zamosć but could not take it, ...
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Why does “Satan in Goray” abruptly change in style at the end?

When I glanced at the Goodreads page for Satan in Goray by Isaac Bashevis Singer (translated by Jacob Sloan), part of this review caught my eye: Unfortunately the ending did fall a bit short. It ...