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Title Yiddish and the Left : papers on the third Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish / edited by Gennady Estraikh and Mikhail Krutikov
Published Oxford : European Humanities Research Centre, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 325 pages)
Series Legenda studies in Yiddish ; 3
Legenda studies in Yiddish ; 3
Contents 1. The Question of Human Rights in American Yiddish Journalism: The Examples of Di tsukunft / Steven Cassedy -- 2. Socialism with a Jewish Face: The Origins of the Yiddish-Speaking Communist Movement in the United States, 1907-1923 / Tony Michels -- 3. Abraham Cahan's Travels in Jewish Homelands: Palestine in 1925 and the Soviet Union in 1927 / Daniel Soyer -- 4. Diaspora, Ethnicity and Dreams of Nationhood: American Jewish Communists and the Birobidzhan Project / Henry Srebrnik -- 5. The Left Poalei Zion in Inter-War Poland / Samuel D. Kassow -- 6. The History of 'The Truth': Soviet Jewish Activists and the Moscow Yiddish Daily Newspaper / David Shneer -- 7. Metamorphoses of Morgn-frayhayt / Gennady Estraikh -- 8. Yiddish in Poland after 1945 / Eleonora Bergman -- 9. The Cult of Self-Sacrifice in Yiddish Anarchism and Saul Yanovsky's The First Years of Jewish Libertarian Socialism / Karen Rosenberg -- 10. Abraham Golomb's Integrated Jewishness / Thomas Soxberger -- 11. Inscribing the Yiddish Past: Inter-War Explorations of Old Yiddish Texts / Barry Trachtenberg -- 12. Soviet Literary Theory in the Search for a Yiddish Canon: The Case of Moshe Litvakov / Mikhail Krutikov -- 13. From Exile to Exile: Bergelson's Berlin Years / Dafna Clifford -- 14. Chaim Sloves and the Soviet Union: An Essay on the Jewish People in one of its Peregrinations / Annette Aronowicz -- 15. The Status of Yiddish in Jewish Educational Systems in Argentina and Mexico / Efraim Zadoff -- 16. The Image of Apartheid in South African Yiddish Prose Writing / Joseph Sherman
Analysis Friedman
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communism and Judaism -- Congresses
Jews -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Congresses
Socialism and Judaism -- Congresses
Sociolinguistics -- Congresses.
Yiddish language -- Political aspects -- Congresses
Communism and Judaism.
Jews -- Politics and government.
Socialism and Judaism.
Yiddish language -- Political aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Ėstraĭkh, G. (Gennadiĭ)
Krutikov, Mikhail, 1957-
University of Oxford. European Humanities Research Centre.
Mendel Friedman International Conference on Yiddish (3rd : 2000 : University of Oxford)
ISBN 1351198211