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The Resource Classic Yiddish fiction : Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz, Ken Frieden

Classic Yiddish fiction : Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz, Ken Frieden

Label
Classic Yiddish fiction : Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz
Title
Classic Yiddish fiction
Title remainder
Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz
Statement of responsibility
Ken Frieden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Yiddish literature, despite its remarkable achievements during an era bounded by Russian reforms in the 1860s and the First World War, has never before been surveyed by a scholarly monograph in English. Classic Yiddish Fiction provides an overview and interprets the Yiddish fiction of S. Y. Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and I. L. Peretz. While analyzing their works, Frieden situates these three authors in their literary world and in relation to their cultural contexts
  • Two or three generations ago, Yiddish was the primary language of Jews in Europe and America. Today, following the Nazi genocide and half a century of vigorous assimilation, Yiddish is sinking into oblivion. By providing a bridge to the lost continent of Yiddish literature, Frieden returns to those European traditions. This journey back to Ashkenazic origins also encompasses broader horizons, since the development of Yiddish culture in Europe and America parallels the
  • history of other ethnic traditions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frieden, Ken
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mendele Mokher Sefarim
  • Sholem Aleichem
  • Peretz, Isaac Leib
  • Social problems in literature
  • Satire, Yiddish
Label
Classic Yiddish fiction : Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz, Ken Frieden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Abramovitsh. Ch. 1. The Grandfather of Yiddish Literature. Ch. 2. S. Y. Abramovitsh: Mendele and the Origins of Modern Yiddish Fiction. Ch. 3. Satire and Parody in Abramovitsh's Later Fiction -- Pt. 2. Sholem Aleichem. Ch. 4. The Grandson: Trials of a Yiddish Humorist. Ch. 5. Sholem Aleichem's "Jewish Novels" Ch. 6. Tevye the Dairyman and His Daughters' Rebellion. Ch. 7. Social Criticism in Sholem Aleichem's Monologues. Ch. 8. Sholem Aleichem's Monologues of Mastery -- Pt. 3. Peretz. Ch. 9. The Father of Another Literary Family. Ch. 10. I. L. Peretz: Monologue and Madness in the Early Stories. Ch. 11. Irony in I. L. Peretz's Chassidic Tales
Control code
ocm31239575
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780791426012
Lccn
94037692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31239575
  • (Sirsi) a568744
Label
Classic Yiddish fiction : Abramovitsh, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz, Ken Frieden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Abramovitsh. Ch. 1. The Grandfather of Yiddish Literature. Ch. 2. S. Y. Abramovitsh: Mendele and the Origins of Modern Yiddish Fiction. Ch. 3. Satire and Parody in Abramovitsh's Later Fiction -- Pt. 2. Sholem Aleichem. Ch. 4. The Grandson: Trials of a Yiddish Humorist. Ch. 5. Sholem Aleichem's "Jewish Novels" Ch. 6. Tevye the Dairyman and His Daughters' Rebellion. Ch. 7. Social Criticism in Sholem Aleichem's Monologues. Ch. 8. Sholem Aleichem's Monologues of Mastery -- Pt. 3. Peretz. Ch. 9. The Father of Another Literary Family. Ch. 10. I. L. Peretz: Monologue and Madness in the Early Stories. Ch. 11. Irony in I. L. Peretz's Chassidic Tales
Control code
ocm31239575
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 364 pages
Isbn
9780791426012
Lccn
94037692
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)31239575
  • (Sirsi) a568744

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