Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact

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At the beginning of the twentieth century, ambitious young writers flocked from Jewish towns and villages to cultural centers like Warsaw, Odessa, and Vilna to seek their fortunes. These writers, typically proficient in both Hebrew and Yiddish, gathered in literary salons and cafes to read, declaim, discuss, and ponder the present and future of Jewish culture. However, in the years before and after World War I, writers and readers increasingly immigrated to Western Europe, the Americas, and Palestine, transforming the ...

Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact 2016, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815634096

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Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact 2015, Syracuse University Publications in Continuing Education, Syracuse

ISBN-13: 9780815634232

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