From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York

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In New York in 1907, a group of avant-garde Yiddish poets came together to transform Yiddish literature. Seeking a pure artistic expression, they would rid Yiddish poetry of foreign influences and overbearing political and religious rhetoric. While influenced by their Eastern European heritage, these poets were nonetheless uniquely American in their focus on the exploration of the individual. Calling themselves di Yunge (the Young Ones), this group was led in part by Reuben Iceland. From Our Springtime is Iceland s memoir ...

From Our Springtime: Literary Memoirs and Portraits of Yiddish New York 2013, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815633037

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