Autograph Letter Signed

Israel Zangwill Autograph Letter Signed 07/11/1895

Israel Zangwill Autograph Letter Signed 07/11/1895

Israel Zangwill Autograph Letter Signed 07/11/1895    Israel Zangwill Autograph Letter Signed 07/11/1895
Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week's Specials! ISRAEL ZANGWILL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/11/1895 - HFSID 73214. ISRAEL ZANGWILL His handwritten letter (1895), a cryptic refusal of an invitation, signed by him as Diogenes Zangwill. " Autograph Letter signed: "Diogenes Zangwill, 1 page, 4½x7. On personal letterhead to Dear Miss Cromartin? He had tremendous American success with The Melting Pot (1908), a drama of ethnic fusion in America. Zangwill joined the Zionist cause of Herzl, but broke with Herzl to establish a rival Territorialist movement, aimed at creating a Jewish homeland in any available territory, not necessarily in Israel. This letter merits further research. Zangwill here alludes to Diogenes of Sinope (412-323 BCE), a Greek philosopher who demonstrated his commitment to a simple life by living in a tub.

Diogenes also carried a lantern through the streets in daylight, claiming that he was searching in vain for an honest man. Was this reference an in-joke between Zangwill and his would-be hostess, or possibly even a veiled insult? Zangwill was known for his clever ripostes, which were sometimes biting.

Lightly worn at edges and corners. Fold crease, not near signature. See more material from these signers.

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  1. Authentication: Numbered COA issued by Gallery of History, Inc.
  2. Signed by: Israel Zangwill
  3. Autograph Type: Autograph Letter Signed
  4. Autograph: Authentic Original

Israel Zangwill Autograph Letter Signed 07/11/1895    Israel Zangwill Autograph Letter Signed 07/11/1895