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Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Gimpel the Fool Summary

"Gimpel the Fool," which first appeared in English translation in a 1953 edition of the Partisan Review, is considered one of Isaac Bashevis Singer's most notable and representative works of short fiction. Singer wrote the story, as he did most of his early works, in Yiddish, and its Jewish themes of the individual's search for faith and guidance in a cruel world are explored in a parable form with exaggerated details common to folktales. Noted...

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