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David Stromberg

David Stromberg is a writer and literary scholar with publications including cartoons, fiction, literary translation, and scholarly articles. He wrote his doctorate – Narrative Faith: Structural Complexity and Moral Vision – at the Hebrew University's English Department. He has since undertaken postdoctoral research at the University of Leuven and the Hebrew University's Center for the Study of French Culture, developing a research project called "Idiot Love" dealing with concepts of intimacy in Plato, Dostoevsky, and Melanie Klein. He is currently editing a collection of essays by Isaac Bashevis Singer as an incoming Lady Davis Fellow at the Hebrew University's Institute for Contemporary Jewry.

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Texts & Translation

אַ קאַפּיטל כעלמער געשיכטע

The Rise and Fall of King Vaizatha of Chelm or How Chelm Remained Penniless

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Translation by David Stromberg

A previously untranslated Chelm story from Isaac Bashevis Singer on the legendary king of Chelm.

Texts & Translation

די „פּאָליטישע עקאָנאָמיע“ פֿון כעלם

The Political Economy of Chelm

Isaac Bashevis Singer

Translation by David Stromberg

A previously untranslated Chelm story from Isaac Bashevis Singer, a humoristic exploration of experimental economic systems in the legendary city of fools.

Texts & Translation

Two Chelm Stories: Translator’s Introduction

David Stromberg

Introductory essay to Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Chelm Stories.

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