( 1904–91), US novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland. His work blends realistic detail and elements of fantasy, mysticism, and magic to portray the lives of Polish Jews during many periods. Notable works: The Magician of Lublin (1955), The Slave (1962), and Collected Stories (1982). Nobel Prize for Literature (1978).
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