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Four Hasidic Masters and Their Struggle against Melancholy

Four Hasidic Masters and Their Struggle against Melancholy

by Elie Wiesel

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Overview

Portrays four charismatic leaders of the eighteenthand nineteenth-century Hasidic movement in Eastern Europe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780268009472
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 08/31/1978
Series: Yusko Ward-Phillips Lectures in English Language and Literature , #9
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.27(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) was a professor emeritus at Boston University, where he was the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities since 1976. His work on behalf of human rights and world peace has earned him the Nobel Peace Prize (1986), the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the United States Congressional Gold Medal, among many other honors. In 1986, Marion and Elie Wiesel established The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, to advance the cause of world peace by creating a new forum for the discussion of urgent ethical issues confronting humanity. Wiesel is the author of more than forty books, several of which have won international awards.

Hometown:

New York, New York

Date of Birth:

September 30, 1928

Place of Birth:

Sighet, Romania

Education:

La Sorbonne

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