Zangwill, Israel


Zangwill, Israel
(1864-1926)
   English author. He was born in London, where he later taught at the Jewish Free School. His writings include Children of the Ghetto, Ghetto Tragedies, Ghetto Comedies and The King of the Shnorrers. He also produced essays on Jewish themes, and translations of Jewish litur-gical poetry and the poems of Solomon ibn Gabirol. Initially an enthusiastic Zionist, he helped to found the Jewish Territorial Organizaton in 1905.

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  • ZANGWILL, ISRAEL — (1864–1926), English author. Born in London of a poor Russian immigrant family, Zangwill was first raised in Bristol and then educated at the Jews Free School in the East End of London and at London University, where he graduated with honors in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zangwill, Israel — (1864–1926)    British author and founder of the Jewish Territorial Organization. In the two decades from 1880 to 1900, the influx of immigrants from Russia swelled the Jewish population of London from 45,000 to 150,000, mostly concentrated in… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Zangwill, Israel — born Feb. 14, 1864, London, Eng. died Aug. 1, 1926, Midhurst, West Sussex English novelist, playwright, and Zionist leader. The son of eastern European immigrants, Zangwill drew on his own experience in Children of the Ghetto (1892), which… …   Universalium

  • Zangwill, Israel — (1864 1926)    Born in London, the novelist wrote about Jewish life, scoring his greatest success with Children of the Ghetto (1892), which he adapted as a play in 1899. Produced by Theodore A. Leibler and directed by James A. Herne, this… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Zangwill, Israel — ► (1864 1926) Novelista y autor dramático británico. Impulsor del movimiento sionista. Autor de Los hijos del ghetto (1892), entre otras. * * * (14 feb. 1864, Londres, Inglaterra–1 ago. 1926, Midhurst, West Sussex). Novelista, dramaturgo y líder… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Zangwill, Israel — (1864 1926)    He was born in London s East End of refugee parents who escaped the severe decree of Jewish childconscription instituted by Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. He was educated at the Jews Free School at Spitalfields, London, and London… …   British and Irish poets

  • ZANGWILL, ISRAEL —    littérateur, born in London, of Jewish parents in poor circumstances; practically self taught; studied at London University, where he took his degree with triple honours; became a teacher, then a journalist; has written novels, essays, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Zangwill, Israel — (b. 1864)    Novelist. Children of the Ghetto (1892), Merely Mary Ann (1893), Ghetto Tragedies (1893), The King of Schnorrers (1894), Dreamers of the Ghetto (1898), They that Walk in Darkness (1899), The Mantle of Elijah (1900), The Grey Wig… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Zangwill — Zangwill, Israel …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Israel Zangwill — (* 21. Januar 1864 in London[1]; † 1. August 1926 in Midhurst, Sussex) war ein britischer jüdischer Schriftsteller, Essayist …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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