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Introduction to Old Yiddish literature / by Jean Baumgarten ; edited and translated by Jerold C. Frakes.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: PJ5120 .B3413 2005

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    Uniform Title
    Introduction à la littérature yiddish ancienne. English
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Baumgarten, Jean.
    Published
    Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
    Contents
    The invention of a language: Yiddish among the European vernaculars
    The emergence of Yiddish literature and the crisis in Jewish society
    The printing, distribution, and audience of Yiddish books
    Bilingualism and the development of old Yiddish literature
    Yiddish Bibles
    Medieval epic and romance in Yiddish
    Elia Levita and the romanzo cavalleresco
    Books of morality and conduct
    Prayer in the vernacular
    Yiddish narrative
    Terrestrial suffering in a topsy-turvy world.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Frakes, Jerold C.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-444) and index.
    The invention of a language: Yiddish among the European vernaculars -- The emergence of Yiddish literature and the crisis in Jewish society -- The printing, distribution, and audience of Yiddish books -- Bilingualism and the development of old Yiddish literature -- Yiddish Bibles -- Medieval epic and romance in Yiddish -- Elia Levita and the romanzo cavalleresco -- Books of morality and conduct -- Prayer in the vernacular -- Yiddish narrative -- Terrestrial suffering in a topsy-turvy world.

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    English
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    ISBN
    0199276331
    Physical Description
    xviii, 459 p. ; 24 cm.

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