Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the new Land download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Buhle

Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the new Land download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Buhle year 2011
  • Book name: Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the new Land
  • Author: Paul Buhle
  • Release date: 2011/6/22
  • Publisher: ABRAMS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9780810997493
  • Rating: 9.34 of 10
  • Votes: 419
  • Review by: Amber Gould
  • Review rating: 7.64 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/25
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Yiddish is everywhere. We hear words like 'nosh', 'shlep', and 'schmutz', all the time, but how did these little bits of Yiddish come to pepper American English? In 'Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land', Pekar and Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from the popular author Sholem Asch, who wrote in the early 1920s-1950s, to the modern day archivist Aaron Lansky, who started the National Yiddish Book Centre. This illustrated anthology contains original stories by notable writers and artists (listed below). Through essays, illustrations, a complete one-act play, and comics, four major themes concerning the Yiddish language are explored: culture, performance, assimilation, and revival of the language. Each contributor examines Yiddish from a different angle: for example, Harvey Pekar writes about his childhood experience with Yiddish as a first language growing up in his Cleveland blue-collar family in the 1940s, and Sharon Rudahl illustrates stories about famous Yiddish performers like Molly Picon.This anthology, written and edited by Pekar and Buhle, is a sincere and thoughtful compilation that skilfully uses comics, to reveal the surprising and far-reaching influence of Yiddish.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H3M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Jewish Studies, Graphic Novels: True Stories & Non-fiction, Anthologies (non-poetry), Funny Books & Stories
  • Available formats: PDF, PML, RB, PRC, WORD, DOC, TXT, EPUB. Compressed in ZIP, TAR.LZO, CBC, ARJ, DMG, CPIO, RAR
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 21.08 USD
  • Dimensions: 173x263x21mm
  • Weight: 860g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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