My First Goose Summary
Isaac Babel

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My First Goose Summary

"My First Goose" appeared in Red Cavalry, Babel's first collection of vignettes and stories—none longer than four pages. This interconnected cycle of stories, considered by many critics to be Isaac Babel's best work, is also considered one of the most important contributions to twentieth-century Russian literature. The stories showcase Babel's gift for disturbing imagery and complex philosophy. Containing his signature moral and religious ambiguity, they are characterized by an ironic and...

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