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For the relief of unbearable urges

by Nathan Englander

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Social life and customs -- Fiction,
  • Jews -- Persecutions -- Fiction,
  • Orthodox Judaism -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNathan Englander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3555.N424 F67 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL379588M
    ISBN 100375404929
    LC Control Number98041727

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      ‎Energized, irreverent, and deliciously inventive stories from Pulitzer-nominated, bestselling author of What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. In the collection's hilarious title story, a Hasidic man gets a special dispensation from his rabbi to see a prostitut 4/5(10). Preview of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges Summary. In his first story, "The Twenty-seventh Man," Englander takes on his most selfreflexive theme. The character of Pinchas demonstrates more than the randomness of religious persecution; he embodies the driving passion of writing as well as its power and importance independent of publication.


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For the Relief of Unbearable Urges is year-old Nathan Englander's first collection of stories: Jewish stories by a Jewish writer which transcend the particular and soar into the realm of the universal. The stories are particular, indeed stories about a Stalinist pogrom, a ghetto roundup, a rabbi Santa Claus, and a desperate wigmaker, to name a few.

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by Nathan Englander. Members of a fabled Hasidic sect, rounded up to be sent to a concentration camp, avoid their fate by posing as acrobats on a circus train; an aging wigmaker pursues a young delivery man in New York City so that she can make herself a wig.

For the Relief of Unbearable Urges is a short story collection by Nathan Englander, first published by Knopf in It has received many positive reviews. It earned Englander a PEN/Malamud Award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction.

The collection contains nine stories, many of which are set in the Jewish Orthodox world. The title story tells of a married Hasidic Jew who Author: Nathan Englander. Read free book excerpt from For The Relief of Unbearable Urges by Nathan Englander, page 1 of 4.

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Nathan Englander is the author of the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, an international best seller, and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, and the novels The Ministry of Special Cases and Dinner at the Center of the books have been translated into twenty-two languages, and he is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a.

For the Relief of Unbearable Urges is a Jewish literature fiction book consisting of nine different short stories. The book basically talks about the sufferings Jewish people witness in different countries because of their religion. Winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction, it received various other award nominations.

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But it is in the largeness of their spirit– a spirit that finds in doubt a doorway to faith, that sees in despair a chance for the heart to deepen–and in the wisdom that. Again and again, Englander does what feels impossible: he finds, wherever he looks, a province beyond death's the Relief of Unbearable Urges is a work of stunning authority and imagination--a book that is as wondrous and joyful as it is wrenchingly sad, and that heralds the arrival of a profoundly gifted new storyteller/5(30).

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