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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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The Chair

The Chair

Chapter:
(p.183) The Chair
Source:
The Cross and Other Jewish Stories
Author(s):

Lamed Shapiro

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0016

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled The Chair. It explains that the story is about an immigrant trying and failing to find his footing in the city. It discusses how the hustle and bustle of the city becomes an impressionist-sensory landscape bordering on chaos to the eyes of the immigrant.

Keywords:   The Chair, Lamed Shapiro, short fiction, immigrant, city, impressionist-sensory landscape, chaos

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