Ettinger, Solomon

(1803-56)
   Polish Yiddish poet and dramatist. He was born in Warsaw and settled in Zhdanov near Zamosc. He wrote parables, satirical ballads, epigrams, poems and dramas. His Serkele portrays an amibitious woman who pursues power and wealth.

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