9780826319128

The Collected Stories of Moacyr Scliar

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826319128

  • ISBN10:

    0826319122

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-11-01
  • Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr

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Summary

These powerful stories, individually humorous, bleak, or haunting, together bring a compelling voice of the Jewish Diaspora to the wide readership it deserves.

Table of Contents

Introduction xv
Ilan Stavans
The Carnival of the Animals [1968]
The Lions
3(1)
The She-Bears
4(3)
Rabbits
7(3)
The Cow
10(3)
The Dog
13(3)
Shazam
16(4)
The Fishing Tournament
20(2)
We Gunmen Mustn't Feel Pity
22(2)
Blind Man and Amigo Gedeao Alongside the Highway
24(3)
The Pause
27(3)
Of Cannibals
30(2)
The Aging Marx
32(8)
Leo
40(2)
A House
42(4)
The Phantom Train
46(1)
The Day When We Killed James Cagney
47(3)
Vegetable Kingdom
50(2)
Navigation Chart
52(4)
Ecology
56(2)
Before Making the Investment
58(4)
Communication
62(1)
Hello! Hello!
63(1)
Dr. Shylock
64(5)
The Ballad of the False Messiab [1976]
The Ballad of the False Messiah
69(7)
Don't Release the Cataracts
76(3)
New Year, New Life
79(3)
The Scalp
82(4)
The Spider
86(2)
Agenda of Executive Jorge T. Flacks for Judgment Day
88(2)
Eating Paper
90(2)
The Evidence
92(8)
The Offerings of Dalila Store
100(4)
The Short-Story Writers
104(47)
The Tremulous Earth [1977]
Quick, Quick
151(12)
The Price of the Living Steer
163(2)
Youth Is an Eternal Treasure
165(2)
Grand Prize
167(4)
Friends
171(2)
It's Time to Fall
173(5)
The Thief
178(2)
Requiem
180(3)
Images
183(2)
The Picnic
185(5)
Rest in Peace
190(4)
Festive Dawn
194(2)
Skinny Enough to Become a Kite
196(3)
Profile of the Hen of the Golden Eggs as She Lay Dying
199(7)
Capital Punishment
206(3)
The Last One
209(1)
The Riddle
210(1)
The Dream
211(1)
The Shadow
212(2)
Stories of the Tremulous Earth
214(11)
The Dwarf in the Television Set [1979]
The Prophets of Benjamin Bok
225(10)
Ah, Mommy Dear
235(4)
Good Night, Love
239(6)
The Apex of the Pyramid
245(4)
A Porto Alegre Story
249(4)
The Noises in the Attic
253(4)
At the Figtree Retreat
257(4)
The Secret Tourists
261(2)
Milton and His Competitor
263(1)
The Soothsayer
264(2)
A Vacancy
266(3)
In a State of Coma
269(15)
The Dwarf in the Television Set
284(4)
The Memoirs of a Researcher
288(9)
The Loves of a Ventriloquist
297(5)
The Peal of Bells at Christmas
302(4)
The Phantom Ship
306(5)
The Enigmatic Eye [1986]
The Enigmatic Eye
311(3)
Inside My Dirty Head-The Holocaust
314(4)
Five Anarchists
318(3)
Among the Wise Men
321(1)
The Conspiracy
322(3)
The Prodigal Uncle
325(3)
Root Canal Treatment
328(10)
The Interpreter
338(4)
Atlas
342(4)
A Brief History of Capitalism
346(4)
A Public Act
350(2)
Burning Angels
352(1)
Free Topics
353(2)
The Password
355(6)
The Emissary
361(1)
The Candidate
362(3)
General Delivery
365(2)
In the Submarine Restaurant
367(2)
Peace and War
369(3)
The Blank
372(2)
Many Many Meters Above Good and Evil
374(3)
Prognoses
377(2)
Real Estate Transactions
379(2)
Life and Death of a Terrorist
381(2)
Resurrection
383(2)
Genesis
385(4)
Van Gogh's Ear [1989]
The Plagues
389(15)
Don't Think About It, Jorge
404(1)
Van Gogh's Ear
405(3)
The Fragment
408(1)
The Decision Tree
409(1)
Jigsaw Puzzles
410(1)
The March of the Sun in the Temperate Regions
411(17)
The Diary of a Lentil Eater
428(4)
Misereor
432(5)
The Calligraphers' Union
437(7)
French Current Events
444(3)
A Job for the Angel of Death
447(2)
The Right Time
449(2)
The Public Enemy
451(3)
The Message
454(1)
Unpublished Works
454(4)
A Minute of Silence
458(1)
The Prince
459(1)
The Problem
460(1)
In the World of Letters
461(1)
Sensitive Skin
462(2)
The Surprise
464(1)
The Winner: An Alternative View
465(1)
Memoirs of an Anorexic
466(5)
Epilogue
In the Tribe of the Short-Story Writers: A Deposition
471

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