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history of Yiddish literature in the nineteenth century.

by Leo Wiener

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Published by Hermon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wiener, Leo, 1862-1939,
  • Yiddish literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a new introd. by Elias Schulman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ5120 .W5 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 402 p.
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5447128M
    ISBN 100872030326
    LC Control Number73136773

    Memoirs from the nineteenth century abound with testimonies to the fact that the reading of popular novels in Yiddish had a profound effect upon the women. Inspired by these novels, they began to gradually alter their worldview, becoming, sometimes unconsciously, accelerators of the process of change that took place in the Jewish society of. Similarly, some view nineteenth-century American Jewish history as a whole as an "encounter with emancipation," thereby defining it in terms of a central paradigm in European Jewish history--the struggle of Jews to gain full civil rights in Europe in the late s.

    , Nos. Sokolow, Sefer Zikkaron, Wiener, History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century Brainin, Zikronot, Friedberg, in Sefer Henryk Berlewi ( words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article.   " Nineteenth-Century Jewish Literature is an unparalleled collection in contemporary literary studies: an anthology that recovers the earliest popular narratives that translated the Jewish experience into English, French, and German—and in the process taught the Jews reading them how to think of themselves as modern, European citizens. The Brand: Stanford University Press.

    SHMERUK, CHONESHMERUK, CHONE (–), Yiddish scholar. Born in Warsaw, Shmeruk studied history at the university there. During World War ii he was in the U.S.S.R., where he met many Soviet Yiddish writers. He returned to Warsaw in and then immigrated, via Stuttgart, to Israel in Source for information on Shmeruk, Chone: Encyclopaedia Judaica dictionary. 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.


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The history of Yiddish publishing has been marked by complexities and enormous challenges. Yiddish authors and publishers have faced government censorship, political upheaval, diaspora and a geographically fragmented market, weak educational institutions, the temptations of assimilation, state-sponsored repression, and the overwhelming catastrophe of World War II.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for History of Yiddish Literature in The Nineteenth Century by Leo Wiener (english) at the best online. Originally published in Warsaw inthis beautifully written memoir offers a panoramic description of the author's experiences growing up in Kamieniec Litewski, a Polish shtetl connected with many important events in the history of nineteenth-century Eastern European Jewry.5/5(4).

Hebrew literature consists of ancient, medieval, and modern writings in the Hebrew language. It is one of the primary forms of Jewish literature, though there have JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.

Beginning in the nineteenth century, Yiddish became more than merely a language of utility, used in everyday. The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century Alternate Title: The History of Yiddish Literature in the 19th Century Language: English: LoC Class: PJ: Language and Literatures: Oriental languages and literatures: Subject: Yiddish literature -- History and criticism Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Cited by:   The first monograph on the history of Yiddish literature, The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century (), was written not by a European, but by Leo Wiener (–), a Polish-born scholar and professor of Slavic studies at Harvard University, indicating the growing importance of America for Yiddish culture.

Vagabond Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art) by Nahma Sandrow and a great selection of related books, art. Medieval Jewish literature Fiction. Prominent examples of medieval Jewish fiction included: Sefer ha-Ma'asiyyot, by Nissim b. Nissim ibn Shahin of Kairouan, written in Arabic, a book of fables based on aggadic legends.; Sefer Sha'ashu'im, by Joseph Ibn Zabara (12th century), a story combining folktales, epigrams, and passages of philosophy and science.

Great Jewish Books Teacher Summer Seminar Madeleine (Mindl) Cohen is the director of translation and collections initiatives at the Yiddish Book Center.

She received her PhD in comparative literature with an emphasis on Jewish studies from the University of California, Berkeley. A comprehensive essay on 20th-century Yiddish poetry written by women, in the context of a culture that expected women to express a “uniquely feminine” experience.

Includes writers such as Margolin, Molodowsky, and Rokhl Korn. Wiener, Leo. The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century. 2d ed. New York: Hermon, The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.A masterpiece of modern Yiddish literature, the first volume of memoirs by Yekhezkel Kotik, is now available in English/5.

The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Hermon, Wiener’s extraordinary non-fiction book discusses anything and everything related to Yiddish literature. Sections on folklore, folksong, popular poetry, prose and chrestomathy highlight his. Coverage extends from the Middle Ages through the second third of the nineteenth century.

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.

The following year, Wiener’s The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century appeared, with selections from Yiddish writers and poets. Most other early translations of Yiddish literature into English in the U.S. were published by the Jewish Publication Society (JPS), a non-profit membership organization founded by German Jews that.

{xvi} {1} THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. INTRODUCTION. THE literatures of the early Middle Ages were bilingual. The Catholic religion had brought with it the use of the Latin language for religious and ethical purposes, and in proportion as the influence of the clergy was exerted on worldly matters, even profane learning found its expression.

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.

The beginnings of modern Jewish literature are rarely said to have been much before the s, when eastern European authors such as S. Y. Abramovitsh (–), writing under the pen name Mendele Mocher Sforim, began to put Hebrew and Yiddish literature on the map in new ways.Early History The arrival of Bucovina-born anarchist Hirsh (Harry) Hershman () from New York marks the beginnings of the development of organized Yiddish literary activity in an became active in cultural affairs soon after his arrival in Montreal inand became a pioneer of the Yiddish press and bookstores.

Hershman’s memoirs of his early years in Montreal.The history of women writing Yiddish in the United States has yet to be written. The significance of the poetry and prose produced by women in Yiddish cannot be understood in terms of these counting exercises, revealing though they may be.

Such assessments will emerge only from the ongoing work of translation, criticism, bibliography and, above all, reading.