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The Cross and Other Jewish Stories$
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Lamed Shapiro and Leah Garrett

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780300110692

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300110692.001.0001

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At Sea

At Sea

Chapter:
(p.159) At Sea
Source:
The Cross and Other Jewish Stories
Author(s):

Lamed Shapiro

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0015

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled At Sea. It explains that the story is about is a lyrical tale of immigrant passage in which the narrator is situated within three locales of self-examination: the old country, the ocean, and the new world. It also mentions that the transitory nature of the voyage matches the immigrant's profound emotional and psychological disorientation.

Keywords:   At Sea, Lamed Shapiro, short fiction, lyrical tale, immigrant passage, self-examination, emotional disorientation, psychological disorientation, voyage, ocean

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