Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1969
Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1969
BornIzaak Zynger
(1903-11-11)November 11, 1903
Leoncin, Congress Poland, Russian Empire
DiedJuly 24, 1991(1991-07-24) (aged 87)
Surfside, Florida, United States
Pen nameBashevis,
Warszawski (pron. Varshavsky),
D. Segal
OccupationNovelist, short story writer
CitizenshipPoland, United States
GenreFictional prose
Notable worksThe Magician of Lublin
A Day of Pleasure
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature


Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװיס זינגער; November 11, 1903[1][2][3][4][5][6][7] – July 24, 1991) was a leading writer in Yiddish literature. He was a Jewish American who was born in Poland. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978. He also was vegetarian.

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  2. Singer, Isaac Bashevis (November 11, 2019). "Who Needs Literature?". Los Angeles Review of Books. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  3. "Authors". Jewish Review of Books. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  4. "Isaac Bashevis Singer, Author at The American Scholar". The American Scholar. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  5. "Biography". Isaac Bashevis Singer. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  6. "Isaac Bashevis Singer (1903–1991)". Lapham's Quarterly. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  7. Singer, Isaac Bashevis (May 24, 2017). "Isaac Bashevis Singer". Narrative Magazine. Retrieved November 12, 2020.