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Author Krutikov, Mikhail, 1957-

Title From Kabbalah to class struggle : Expressionism, Marxism, and Yiddish literature in the life and work of Meir Wiener / Mikhail Krutikov
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 392 pages) : illustrations
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Contents Introduction : why Meir Wiener? -- Failed messiahs : German Jewish culture -- Politics and scholarship in post-war Vienna -- On the way to Yiddish and emigration -- Soviet beginnings -- Folklore, language, and the haskalah -- Realism and the Yiddish literary canon -- Soviet literature and theory -- History and fiction -- Life writing : between the usable and unusable past
Summary From Kabbalah to Class Struggle is an intellectual biography of Meir Wiener (1893-1941), a Austrian Jewish intellectual and a student of Jewish mysticism, who emigrated to the Soviet Union in 1926 and reinvented himself as a Marxist scholar and Yiddish writer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Wiener, M. (Meir), 1893-1941.
Authors, Yiddish -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Jewish critics -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Jewish scholars -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Marxist criticism -- Soviet Union -- History.
Yiddish literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009048523
ISBN 080477725X (electronic bk.)
9780804777254 (electronic bk.)