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Title: Mid-Channel: An American Chronicle
Description: NY: Harper & Brothers, 1929. 1199204528. Fifth Printing. Hard Cover. ISBN: 1199204528. Publisher's full black cloth, gilt borders on front cover, gilt lettering and borders on spine. Ludwig Lewisohn (1882-1955) was an outspoken critic of American Jewish assimilation, novelist and translator, known for his novel The Island Within. He wrote several autobiographies, translated German literature and wrote the preface to the first English language edition of Otto Rank's seminal work Art and Artist. Lewisohn also authored the book The Poets of Modern France, a translation of major French poets into English. He also authored several works on Judaica and Zionism, such as Mid-Channel. In 1948 Lewisohn was among the founding faculty members of Brandeis University, where he taught until his death. It was Lewisohn who first translated Franz Werfel's The Song of Bernadette into English.. Head and heel of spine are very lightly rubbed, spine is lightly faded and slightly cocked, front hinge is starting, else unmarked and clean. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. vi, 312 pp. Very Good with no dust jacket .

Keywords: 1199204528 Autobiography; Jews; Travel; Zionism; Americana; Religion & Mythology Judaica Biography & Memoir

Price: US$ 24.00 Seller: Round Table Books, LLC
- Book number: 17030

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