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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 209.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... As it is, editing this project became a labor of love faced with challenges, especially at the final stages, between the guest editor’s and the style editor’s work. I would therefore like to thank the advisers — Yiddishist, Hebraist, or comparatist — who helped me to review and finalize a special issue no less...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 357–382.
Published: 01 September 2014
... between Hebraists and Yiddishists for Nahman’s tales, the consensus now is that the Hebrew version was written down first, while the Yiddish text was translated from the Hebrew. I have argued elsewhere (Frieden 2008) that Sternharz used a relatively “low” Hebrew, choosing a basic, Mishnaic vocabulary...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 325–356.
Published: 01 September 2014
... narrative follows the main protagonist, Chaim Baruch: first on his journey from the Polish town of R. to the city of Gdansk/Danzig, where he learns a craft and lives as a member of the Yiddishist Bund movement, then his ordeal as a refugee escaping the Nazis. Chaim Baruch is overtaken by 352 Poetics...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 59–110.
Published: 01 June 2015
...- theimer 1987). When focusing on the East European side, critics note that the Jews held a somewhat different set of views: beginning with the Enlighten- ment-oriented intellectuals (maskilim, whether Hebraist or Yiddishist), East European Jews allegedly admired as a rule German Jewry and German...
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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 225–301.
Published: 01 September 2014
... were positive eclecticists, who reveled in the zany mix of dialects, styles, and sensibilities, pathos and satire, sacred text and banal context, which was the hallmark of Yiddish oral discourse ever since the days of Mendele, Sholem Aleichem, and Peretz. Both were Yiddishists, in the sense...