Tevye's Daughters: Collected Stories of Sholom Aleichem by Sholem Aleichem, transl Frances Butwin, illus Ben Shahn, NY: Crown, 1949. The stories which form the basis for Fiddler on the Roof. Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories, translated by H. Halkin (originally published 1987), Schocken Books, 1996
Stories by Sholom Aleichem In Honor of Jewish Holidays for Children from 8 to 88 and Older. Told in Yiddish by I. (Tsuny) Rymer. Title on record label is: "With Sholem-Aleichem For The Holidays".
At the beginning, there's an introduction telling something of what inspired Sholom Aleichem to write these tales that so poignantly recall a specific time and place - and that are yet so timeless. 15 people found this helpful. Fiddler on the Roof: Based on Sholom Aleichem's Stories.
Sholom Aleichem's narratives were notable for the naturalness of his characters' speech and the accuracy of his descriptions of shtetl life. Early critics focused on the cheerfulness of the characters, interpreted as a way of coping with adversity. From 1883 on, Sholom Aleichem produced over forty volumes in Yiddish, thereby becoming a central figure in Yiddish literature by 1890. Sholom Aleichem's narratives were notable for the naturalness of his characters' speech and the accuracy of his descriptions of shtetl life.
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A Treasury of Sholom Aleichem Children's Stories, translated by Aliza Shevrin, Jason Aronson, 1996, ISBN 1-56821-926-1. Inside Kasrilovka, Three Stories, translated by I. Goldstick, Schocken Books, 1948 (variously reprinted). The Old Country, translated by Julius & Frances Butwin, J B H of Peconic, 1999, ISBN 1-929068-21-2. Stories and Satires, translated by Curt Leviant, Sholom Aleichem Family Publications, 1999, ISBN 1-929068-20-4. Based on stories by Sholem Aleichem, which were also the basis for the stage musical and 1971 film, both titled Fiddler on the Roof, the film is about a poor Russian Jew named Tevye who tries to make a living. When he slowly lands money, he attempts to get his daughters married. The film was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of May 1968 in France.
Sholom Aleichem knew intuitively that the boundary between comedy and tragedy is always a thin and wavering line– and for Jews, often nonexistent. Almost all of his best comic stories hover on the edge of disaster
Sholem Aleichem: Sholem Aleichem, popular author, a humorist noted for his many Yiddish stories of life in the shtetl. He is one of the preeminent classical writers of modern Yiddish literature. Drawn to writing as a youth, he became a private tutor of Russian at age 17. He later served in the Russian provincial. Alternative Titles: Shalom Aleichem, Sholem Rabinovitsh, Sholom Aleichem. Sholem Aleichem, pseudonym of Sholem Rabinovitsh, Sholem also spelled Shalom or Sholom, (born February 18, 1859, Pereyaslav, Russia -died May 13, 1916, New York, New York, . popular author, a humorist noted for his many Yiddish stories of life in the shtetl.