The Golden Peacock: The Voice of the Yiddish Writer, Edited and Produced by Sheva Zucker

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Revised bilingual edition includes two audio CDs.

Hear the voices of Celia Dropkin, Yankev Glatshteyn, Rokhl Korn, Aron Glanz-Leyeles, H. Leivick, Kadya Molodowsky, Itzik Manger, Avrom Sutzkever, Sholem-Aleichem, Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman, Yekhiel Shraibman and Elie Wiesel.

English is read by Sheva Zucker and Trudie Kessler, Professor Emeritus of Voice and Acting at The Theatre School/DePaul University, Chicago.

This inspired project brings together spoken word recordings featuring 12 Yiddish writers reading from their works, both poetry and prose, followed by readings of the English translation. The companion book anchors the work to the page, including short biographies on each of the writers and a portrait of each - either hand rendered or photograph.

The Set Includes:

The 138 page book that contains the work of each writer in Yiddish with parallel text in English, a biography of each writer in English and Yiddish as well as notes in English about each selection. 

Two Audio CDs

Paperback book , 2021