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Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396024-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9602-4
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-040
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... mixed in this account: Yiddish bits, saying of the letter home when she didn t come back (spelling hadn t standardized yet) I still like its chutsba. A running theme, personality. Modernism: she d haunt the music publishers, like Irving Berlin; Got something new, boys? Tucker kept cool when...
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-161
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
... chapter on Mickey Katz, Topics in Pro gress · 421 performer of dubious comedic rewrites like Yiddish Mule Train. Critic Greg Tate was likely to be cited alongside ethnic studies pioneer George Lipsitz. Eidsheim shared Kun s belief in music s power to frustrate fixity, to confuse authority and baffle...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... lesser mortals who might disagree with their master plan. A response was required! (As Yiddish grandmothers used to tell their grandchildren, "Who appointed you?" But we were be• yond such modesties in our effort to fight the good fight against any hint of elitism.) Jump Cut prepared its trademark...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
...," "Lenin Is Dead," "Carry On! ," and "1928." The pageant script was written by poet Adolf Wolf, with musi• cal accompaniment by members of the New York Philharmonic Society, and a 200-voice chorus from the Singing Society of Freiheit, the Yiddish Communist daily newspaper.2 A young Communist...
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007531-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0753-1
..., or with their owner ship. In the sixth arrondissement, there is still the mk2 Parnasse, which opened in 1930 and after a few years moved from showing conventional French and American movies to specializing in Yiddish films to concentrating on newsreels and then moving back to products from France and...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... and dance artists were investigated by a New York legislative committee, and Edith Segal was subpoenaed: When they asked me whether I taught dances with content, I said absolutely, and I gave as an example the dance that I had made to the lovely Yiddish song, "Hob Ich Mir a...
Book Chapter

By Ellen Graff
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377665-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7766-5
... Critics Wigman, Mary, 9. 57. 81. 83, 111. 115, 177; Wylie, Grace, 9, 53, 55, 58 Ceremonial Figure, 62; School. 9. 13, 43,53,55.60.64,86.115; Totenmal. 62; Yalta Conference, 157 Witch Dance. 62 Yankee Clipper (Loring), 138 Williams, William Carlos, 120 Yiddish...
Published: 26 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021308-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2130-8
... the homeless.18 The film concludes with two Yiddish musical per for mances. The first features a klezmer band playing Bei Mir Bistu Shein. The second is Kinderjohren, sung by the actress Naomi Pollack. Together, the two per- for mances speak to mutually constitutive aspects of the residents lives...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
.... 43 One song banned everywhere else because of its Yiddish overtones, Für Mich Bist du Schön [You Are So Beautiful for Me], was often heard in the camp.44 On January 9, 1943, nine (according to diff er ent memories, sixteen, and according to yet another recollection, ten) young men, who...
Published: 16 June 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012016-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1201-6
... background, exploring the story of a young Israeli singer- performer who immigrates to Ber- lin, her grandmother s birthplace. She performs the show in English, German, Hebrew, and Yiddish. Among the hundreds of Israeli musicians in the classical music world, the most famous is the pianist and composer...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012863-203
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1286-3
... Hurt, Ynet, February 1, 2006, https www . ynet . co . il / articles / 0,7340, L - 3209281,00 . html. 5 On such modes of appropriating Middle Eastern food, see David Louis Gold, Another Look at Israeli Hebrew Pita Flat Bread : A Borrowing from Judezmo and Yiddish, Romance Philology 42, no. 3 (1989...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... the background of many scenes, shadowy figures move about in shades of gray performing an ongoing nightmare of human suffering. Their presence sparks memories of concentration camps that are re• inforced by key remarks in conversation, such as the analysis of a Yiddish joke that dominates a...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... last days of the camp. According to a list put together by professor Emil Utitz after the war, there were 1. academic lectures 2. language lectures: in En glish, American [sic], French, Italian, Hebrew, and Yiddish 3. Judaic lectures 4. recitations (arts, lit er a ture, poetry) 5. popu lar lectures...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Theresienstadt memoir Marxist- oriented Zionists are mentioned and their illegal magazine, nicoc, which means Spark. One of the group, Pavel Löwinger, report- edly translated selected pages of Marx s Capital from Yiddish into Czech. 1 The same testimony mentioned Communist party- oriented discussions in...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
Published: 27 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007531-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0753-1
... this period specialized in Yiddish films) at 11 rue Jules Chaplain in the sixth. To attend these cinemas as well as those that were unaffiliated with a chain, movie patrons might pay anywhere from four or five francs up to twenty- five for admission (around $0.20 to $1.25), depend- ing on the prestige...
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012900-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1290-0
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009122-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0912-2