Proletpen: America's Rebel Yiddish Poets

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This unique anthology translates for the first time a little-known body of Yiddish poetry by American Yiddish proletarian writers who identified politically and poetically with the American Left from the 1920s to the early 1950s. In his introduction, Dovid Katz explains how a McCarthy-era "American Yiddish Political Correctness" wrote these leftist poets out of the canon. Amelia Glaser and David Weintraub correct this erasure, recovering the work of thirty poets. Proletpen introduces the reader to an untold chapter of ...

Proletpen: America's Rebel Yiddish Poets 2012, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299208042

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Proletpen: America's Rebel Yiddish Poets 2005, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299208004

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