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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
1905); Sweets for Purim16 (ShALAKhMONES, 1908); and
twelve of the sixteen pieces pertinent to Zionism contained in
Why
Do the Jews Need a Land of Their Own ?17
The novel,
Wandering Star18
(BLONDZhENDE ShTERN,
1912), not included in the FOLKSFOND OYSGABE, is available
in two Yiddish editions on microfiche.13
THE TEVYE SERIES
The scope of Tevye’s character development (triumphs and
missteps) can be apprehended best by following the stories con­
secutively. Almost all have been translated by the Butwins, and
published in two volumes dispersed among unrelated works.
These were recently collected and published in one volume,19but
are still dispersed. Below are listed the original Yiddish titles of
the Tevye stories followed by the titles of the accessible English
translation(s):
DOS GROYSE GEVINS (TEVYE DER MILKhlKER, 1895,
revised 1903)
1) Tevye Wins a Fortune
2) Tevye Strikes it Rich
3) From Drayman to Dairyman
A BOYDEM (1896)
The Bubble Bursts
HAYNTIKE KINDER (1899)
1) The Younger Generation
2) Modern Children
HODL (1904)
Hodel
vol. 2, Warsaw: PROGRES, 1909, p. 103. (Available in
Yiddish Classics on
Microfiche.
See note 13.)
16 The original for Sweets for Purim, ShALAKhMONES, is in
FARGESENE
BLETLEKh,
ed. Y. MITLMAN and Kh. NADEL, Kiev: MELUKhE FARLAG
FAR DI NATSIONALE MINDERHAYTN IN USSR, 1939, p. 287. (Availa­
ble in
Yiddish Classics on Microfiche.
See note 13.)
17
Why do theJews Need a Land o f Their Own?
tr. byJoseph Leftwich and Mordecai
S. Chertoff, New York: Cornwall Books, 1984.
18
Wandering Star,
tr. by Frances Butwin, New York: Crown Publishers, 1952.
19
Favorite Tales of Sholom Aleichem,
tr. by Frances and Joseph Butwin, New York:
Avenel Books, 1983.