Avrahm Yarmolinsky

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Avrahm (Abraham) Yarmolinsky
Avrahm Yarmolinsky, 1919 (cropped).jpg
Avrahm Yarmolinsky in 1919.
Born(1890-01-13)January 13, 1890
Haisin, Ukraine
DiedSeptember 28, 1975(1975-09-28) (aged 85)
New York, New York, United States
Education
Occupationwriter
EmployerNew York Public Library
Spouse(s)
(m. 1921)
Children
Parent(s)
  • Bezalel Yarmolinsky
  • Malka (Nemoy) Yarmolinsky
Notes

Avrahm Yarmolinsky (January 13, 1890 – September 28, 1975) was an author, translator, and the husband of Babette Deutsch.[1][2]

Yarmolinsky was head of the Slavonic Division of the New York Public Library from 1918 to 1955.[2] He also taught at Columbia University and the City College of New York.[3]

Books[edit]

  • Dostoievsky, A Life
  • A treasury of great Russian short stories - from Pushkin to Gorky
  • A Treasury of Russian Verse
  • Road to Revolution; a Century of Russian Radicalism [4]
  • Turgenev: The Man, His Art and His Age
  • The Russian Literary Imagination
  • Russians: Then and Now - A Selection of Russian Writing from the Seventeenth Century of Our Own Day
  • The Portable Chekhov - Viking Press, 1947[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Avrahm (Abraham) Yarmolinsky". Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale. 2002. Gale Document Number: GALE|H1000108792. Retrieved 2014-02-25. Biography in Context.
  2. ^ a b Liptzin, Sol (2007). "Avrahm Yarmolinsky". In Berenbaum, Michael; Skolnik, Fred (eds.). Encyclopaedia Judaica (2nd ed.). Detroit: Macmillan Reference. ISBN 978-0-02-866097-4. Gale K2587521201. Retrieved 2014-02-25.
  3. ^ "Dr. Avrahm Yarmolinsky Dead; Public Library Russian Expert". The New York Times. 1975-09-29. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-02-28.
  4. ^ Online archives
  5. ^ "avrahm yarmolinsky books - Google Search". www.google.com. Retrieved 2022-02-28.

Further reading[edit]

  • S.J. Kunitz (ed.), Twentieth Century Authors, first supplement (1955)
  • H.M. Lyndenberg, in: New York Public Library Bulletin, 59 (March 1955), 107–32, list of works
  • R. Yachnin, ibid., 72 (June 1968), 414–9, list of works 1955–67
  • Bulletin of New York Public Library, March, 1955;
  • Chicago Sunday Tribune, May 3, 1959;
  • New York Times Book Review, May 10, 1959;
  • Commonweal, August 28, 1959

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