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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 253–255.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Naomi Brenner Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century . By Schachter Allison . New York : Oxford University Press , 2012 . 198 p. © 2014 by University of Oregon 2014 Works Cited Anderson Benedict . Imagined Communities...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (3): 322–339.
Published: 01 September 2014
... . Print . Chaver Yael . What Must Be Forgotten: The Survival of Yiddish in Zionist Palestine . Syracuse : Syracuse UP , 2004 . Print . Chowers Eyal . The Political Philosophy of Zionism: Trading Jewish Worlds for a Hebraic Land . New York : Cambridge UP , 2012 . Print...
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Comparative Literature (2009) 61 (4): 367–387.
Published: 01 September 2009
... fellow staunch Zionists, he argued passionately that Hebrew should be the language of the emerging national culture and that Yiddish, the language of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, should be abandoned to the Diaspora. But, strangely enough, Shlonsky's early poetry and manifestoes are infused with Yiddish...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 52–72.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Sunny S. Yudkoff Abstract This article examines the intersection of the Yiddish modernist Yankev Glatshteyn’s poetics of old age with the cultural politics of language. Specifically, the article draws on Robert Pogue Harrison’s concept of “heterochronicity”—the ability to embody many ages at once...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 348–350.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Neta Stahl Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact . By Brenner Naomi . Syracuse : Syracuse University Press , 2016 . 320 p . © 2017 by University of Oregon 2017 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 348 “forgets to be” and imagines himself at one...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (4): 444–465.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Barbara E. Mann Abstract This essay analyzes the depiction of “things” in three modernist novels: Dovid Bergelson’s The End of Everything (Yiddish, 1913), a tale of ennui set in a provincial town outside Kiev, where faded fabrics and cherished ornaments in drawing rooms emblematize the end...
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Comparative Literature (2002) 54 (3): 215–228.
Published: 01 June 2002
.... Garrett, Leah. “ Modernity in Motion: Images of Travel in Modern Yiddish Literature .” Diss. Jewish Theological Seminary, 1999 . Green, Martin. The Robinson Crusoe Story . University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1990 . Lefevere, Andre. “ Translation Practice(s) and the Circulation...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (4): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2006
... sheep, Breuer studied Yiddish, perfected his knowledge of Eastern European klezmer songs, and began composing klezmer music himself.1 Attired in a shepherd’s felt hat and with a knobby walking stick, he crosses the Alps like a latter-day, lower class von Trapp. Instead of Austrian folk songs...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (3): 345–348.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Français Ancien ; ATILF, 2009. httpcatalog.bfm-corpus.org/PercevalKu. Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact. By Naomi Brenner. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2016. 320 p. God of Abraham, you who know languages, you who spoke with my mother...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (3): 345–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Brenner’s discussion of the importance of Hebrew and Yiddish language culture to this project (185–211). COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 352 non-European contexts —​and this despite the fact that in the Weimar era “the defense of humanistic institutions and ideals had become bound up with right- wing...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (3): 307–327.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... “Polacas” (female Poles) was a common term for Jewish prostitutes. 12 In my discussion of these texts, Yiddish words and phrases are generally spelled as they appear in the novels in question. While there are some conventional differences between how transliteration is done in a Spanish-language...
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Comparative Literature (2006) 58 (2): 153–169.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... Tubingen: Stauffenburg, 1998 . 219 -38. Saposnik, Irv. “Jolson, The Jazz Singer and the Jewish Mother: Or, How My Yiddishe Momme Became My Mammy.” Judaism 43 ( 1994 ): 432 -42. Scholnick, Sylvia Huberman. “Money versus Mitzvot: The Figure of the Businessman in Novels by American Jewish Writers...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that Feffer was safe, Soviet officials sent him to Robeson’s bugged hotel room, but using gestures and scribbled notes Feffer was able to communicate the fact of his imprisonment and likely execution. While Robeson protested this by singing Yiddish songs at a Leningrad concert soon after —​a jab...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and scribbled notes Feffer was able to communicate the fact of his imprisonment and likely execution. While Robeson protested this by singing Yiddish songs at a Leningrad concert soon after —​a jab at Stalinist orthodoxy at a moment when Yiddish periodicals, schools, and book publications were being...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (1): 42–57.
Published: 01 January 2001
... 62-63, 117-20; Slide 17-19, 31-35, 62-65, 107-8, 269-72, 336-39, 436-37, 508-13; and Nahma Sandrow, “Yiddish Theater and American Theater”; Mark Slobin, “Some Intersections of Jews, Music, and Theater”; and June Sochen, “Fanny Brice and Sophie Tucker: Blending the Par- ticular with the Universal...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., in the East, Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Zion. 5 In general this means stressing the fi rst syllable of a word, as in Yiddish, as opposed to Sep- hardic accentuation, which stresses the fi nal syllable. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 6 If I could revisit that lesson, I would probably fi nd that I shed...
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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (1): 127–147.
Published: 01 March 2014
... figures of modernism/o integrated as forms of critique in their works and idioms. He also marginalizes writers in non-hegemonic languages: modernism’s many dialects, or its manifestations in Yiddish or Galician, in fact disorient some of the bearings JIMÉNEZ, MODERNISM/O & COMPARATIVE...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (4): 429–444.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as from Yiddish works and Jewish literatures written in non-Jewish languages (Universal Jew 133–236). The link between tragedy and nation is not, of course, unique to Jewish nation- hood. Tragedy has been associated with a host of modern nation-building projects, from Latin- America (Dove...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 408–426.
Published: 01 December 2016
... : Sifriyat Poalim , 1980 . Print . Schachter Allison . Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century . Oxford : Oxford UP , 2012 . Print . Schweid Eliezer . “The Rejection of the Diaspora in Zionist Thought: Two Approaches.” Journal of Israeli...
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2010
... by University of Oregon COMPARATIVE LITERATURE / 190 understanding of languages, communities, and identities. As is apparent in Brodzki’s read- ings of Cynthia Ozick’s novella “Envy; or Yiddish in America” and Philip Roth’s The Profes- sor of Desire, the trope of translator as vampire demands...