When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- The Torah—every page of each story
- The Midrash (rabbinical commentaries on verses from the Torah)—every page of each story
- Russian Constitution of 1906—7.1
- The Bialystok Pogrom of 1906—7.2
- Turn of the 20th Century Revolutionary Movement in Russia—(5.98-99)