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The Story Of Yiddish Literature

by A. A. Roback

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9769183M
    ISBN 100548126429
    ISBN 109780548126424

      That is presumably the reason the phenomenon continues to mystify. In her fascinating new book, “Wonders of the New World: Books and Readers in Yiddish in the United States, ,” Hagit Cohen examines the physical and ideological ground that made possible the rare flowering of Yiddish literature in : Michal Zamir. In the Yiddish children’s book “The Wind That Got Angry,” by Moyshe Kulbak, an “old, wandering wind” finds himself booted out of his village when a thaw sets : Britta Lokting.

    A collection of audio books, recorded programs and multimedia resources from the Yiddish Book featuring selections from the Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library and the Sami Rohr Library of Recorded Yiddish Books, produced by the Yiddish Book Center in cooperation with the Jewish Public Library of Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library can be subscribed to.   Editorial Reviews ★ 08/05/ This inspired pairing of two top picture book biographers tells the story of Aaron Lansky, an “all-American boy” (a Star Trek poster decorates his bedroom) who in college became convinced that Yiddish books represented the “portable homeland” of the Jewish people. With Yiddish dying out after the Holocaust and little mainstream support (“Yiddish was Brand: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books.

    The phenomenal rise of Yiddish language and culture is one of the most interesting and colorful sagas of modern Jewish history. In this significant book, Dr. Goldsmith relates the growth of Yiddish to the explosion of Jewish literature, the surge of Zionism, and the popularity of Socialism that impacted upon the Jews of Europe, America, and Israel. This first Yiddish “anti-feminist manifesto” is joined by the first Yiddish story of romantic infidelity which is delivered by the Küh Bukh (a book of fables printed in Verona in ) and makes use of risqué allusions and expressions, the like of which can be found in Yiddish wedding songs of the time.


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The Story Of Yiddish Literature by A. A. Roback Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Yiddish Book Center was founded in by Aaron Lansky, then a twenty-four-year-old graduate student of Yiddish literature (and now the Center's president).

Blume Lempel’s Remington Rand Deluxe is a prime example of how a Yiddish typewriter can tell its own story about Yiddish language, literature, and Yiddish speakers.

Even when details linking a typewriter to a writer aren’t so readily available, a Yiddish typewriter can stir the imagination.

Yiddish literature - Yiddish literature - Modern Yiddish literature: The most important period in Yiddish literature began inwith the publication of S.Y. (Sholem Yankev) Abramovitsh’s Dos kleyne mentshele (“The Little Man,” Eng. trans. The Parasite). Abramovitsh wrote his most important works while residing in Berdychev (now Berdychiv), Zhitomir (now Zhytomyr), and Odessa (all now.

Yiddish literature, the body of written works in the Yiddish language of Ashkenazic Jewry. Its history can be divided into Old Yiddish literature (c.

–), Haskala and Hasidism (c. –), and Modern Yiddish literature (from ). It has been in decline since the Nazi genocide of the 20th century.

In this book he tells the story of his efforts (along with a colorful cast of volunteers and supporters) that have made the Yiddish Book Center the great success it is today. In this book he tells his story intelligently, with an engaging mixture of humor and pathos.

It is entertaining, informative, and inspiring/5(). The Story of Yiddish Literature by A. Roback (Author) › Visit Amazon's A. Roback Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Roback (Author) ISBN ISBN Cited by: 4. Recent Yiddish LIterature in America: Indolence and Indifference \u Soil and Language \u America in Yiddish LIterature \u Yiddish Literature and the Dictionary of American Biography \u Symbol of American-Jewish Solidarity \u Racial Strains in American Symphony \u Yiddish Drama \u Problems of the Theatre \u Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roback, A.A.

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Roback (English) Hardcover Book Free Shi. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװיס זינגער ‎; Novem – J ) was a Polish-American writer in Yiddish, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in The Polish form of his birth name was Icek Hersz Zynger.

He used his mother's first name in an initial literary pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, which he later : Fictional prose. Josh Lambert (Photo: ) How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish, published this January by Restless Books, collects years of writing on Yiddish culture in anthology’s co-editors are Josh Lambert, academic director of the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts and incoming director of the Jewish Studies program at Wellesley College (and a Ph.

InSinger was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. During the s, Yiddish was emerging as a major Eastern European language. Its rich literature was widely published, Yiddish theater and Yiddish film prospered, and it even achieved status as one of the official languages of both the Belarusian and the short-lived Galician.

Lanskys story begins when he was a graduate student of Yiddish Literature and found it nearly impossible Yiddish was the spoken language of the 75% of the world’s Jews for the past 1, years.

Books were a portable homeland for Jews and defined Jewish national identity/5. The Yiddish Book Center is a nonprofit organization that works to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating, and disseminating Yiddish books and p Views: 19K.

Since that time she has been active in several cultural spheres, including singing in a choir and acting and reciting in both Hebrew and Yiddish. In the past decade in particular she has devoted much of her time and energy to entertaining audiences in Haifa retirement homes by reading the beloved stories and feuilletons of classic Yiddish authors.

Developments in East European Yiddish literature following – still require basic examination; however, it is clear that the virtual absence of Hebrew printing presses in Poland–Lithuania from until the last quarter of the eighteenth century resulted in the almost complete dependence of local Yiddish readers on books supplied to.

One of the greatest proponents of Yiddish literature in translation today is the National Yiddish Book Center (NYBC). Every issue of its journal, Pakn Treger. includes a bilingual short story. Inin collaboration with a California public radio station, the NYBC produced Jewish Short Stories From Eastern Europe and Beyond, nine cassette.

Since its publication in Yiddish: An Introduction to the Language, Literature & Culture has become the leading Yiddish textbook. It is a comprehensive program with book, answer key, and very thorough recordings (Answer Key and CD Set sold separately), and. A prominent example in the field of Yiddish children’s literature was the teacher and bilingual (Yiddish and Hebrew) author and poet from Łódź, Yitsḥak Katzenelson (–), who was in the Warsaw ghetto.

Katzenelson continued to write in Hebrew and Yiddish there, and even translated his own Hebrew writings into Yiddish for the. Yiddish literature is treated in several volumes, in the context of the Haskalah [Eastern European Jewish Enlightenment], and there is a separate volume devoted to Old Yiddish literature.

Available online via the Yiddish Book Center: vol. 1 (), vol. 2 (), vol. 3 (), vol. 4 (), vol. 5 (), vol. 6 (), vol. 7 book 1 (. Another early work was the Samuel Book (), a retelling of the Biblical story of Samuel, by an unknown author.

The turbulence of the Thirty Years’ War from to and the expulsion from Germany experienced by the German Jews drove secular Yiddish literature out of existence for more than a century. Religious writing, however, survived.Yiddish words for book include בוך, באַשטעלן and סייפער.

Find more Yiddish words at !About this book “Sure to stimulate additional reading.” Barnett Zumoff, president of the Congress of Jewish Culture and translator of 16 books of Yiddish literature. “An excellent resource for teachers, program directors, and students of Yiddish literature.” Philip Kutner, past vice president, International Association of Yiddish Clubs.