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Title The Yiddish presence in European literature : inspiration and interaction : selected papers arising from the Fourth and Fifth Mendel Friedman Conferences in Yiddish / edited by Joseph Sherman and Ritchie Robertson
Published London : Legenda, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 158 pages)
Series Studies in Yiddish ; 5
Studies in Yiddish ; 5
Contents 1. 'When Purim-shpiler meets Columbine' : characters of Commedia dell'arte and Purimshpil in the works of Moyshe Broderzon / Gilles Rozier -- 2. In the worst possible taste : Romain Gary's Dance of Genghis Cohn / David Bellos -- 3. 'Muthwillige Faschingstracht' : the presence of Yiddish in nineteenth-century German literature / Florian Krobb -- 4. Kafka's encounter with the Yiddish theatre / Ritchie Robertson -- 5. Translating Yiddish : Martin Buber and David Pinski / David Groiser -- 6. Yiddish author as cultural mediator : Meir Wiener's unpublished novel / Mikhail Krutikov -- 7. romance of the East : encounters of German-Jewish writers with Yiddish-speaking communities, 1916-27 / David Midgley -- 8. Intimacy and alienation : Yiddish in the works of Jurek Becker / Pol O Dochartaigh -- 9. 'Living through something' : notes on the work of Imre Kertesz / Peter Sherwood -- 10. Bergelson and Chekhov : convergences and departures / Joseph Sherman -- 11. Shmuel Gordon : a Yiddish writer in 'the ocean of Russian literature' / Gennady Estraikh
Analysis Mendel Friedman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Europa Sagengestalt.
European literature -- Yiddish influences
Yiddish language -- Influence on foreign languages
Yiddish language -- Europe -- History -- 19th century
Yiddish language -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Robertson, Ritchie.
Sherman, Joseph.
Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish (4th : 2002 : Oxford, England)
Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish (5th : 2003 : Oxford, England)
ISBN 1351197290
1351197304
9781351197298
9781351197304