Avrom Koralnik (1883-1937)

On Mazl--Yiddish version is an essay published in kritik un literatur-geshikhte, in Warsaw, 1928. A romanized version is on the Mendele listserv.

An English version, "Without Mazl" can be found in Voices from the Yiddish: Essays, Memoirs, Diaries. Ed. Irving Howe and Eliezer Greenberg. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1972. 326-328, originally published in 1940.

A related essay, American Mazl: Yiddish Poets in the New World by Jacqueline Osherow, from Western Humanities Review, Fall 2005, can be found online in Poetry Daily

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