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Published by Hermon Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

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

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wiener, Leo, History of Yiddish literature in the nineteenth century. 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.   The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint) [Wiener, Leo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint)/5(2). 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 in , this 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.

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