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American Yiddish Poetry A Bilingual Anthology by Benjamin Harshav

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Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry anthologies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • European - German,
  • General,
  • Literary Collections / General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Translations into English,
  • United States,
  • Yiddish poetry

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages840
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7930006M
ISBN 100804751706
ISBN 109780804751704
OCLC/WorldCa148705897

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  American Yiddish Poetry book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This remarkable volume introduces to the large English-speak /5. Provides information on the Yiddish language and literature, describes poetic forms, and gathers poems in Yiddish and English by seven of the best Jewish American poets Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Sing, Stranger is a comprehensive historical anthology of a century of American poetry written in Yiddish and now translated into English for the first time. Here are the Proletarian or "sweat-shop" poets, sympathizing with Socialist Anarchists, who were highly popular with Yiddish audiences at the end of the nineteenth century; the lyrical moods and ironies of the "Young Generation" at 5/5(1). essentially, I want to talk about the book American Yiddish Poetry, this big anthology that we published in , which seems like a long time ago. First, I would like to discuss the -- how the anthology came into being and was produced. There was a character in Tel Aviv who loved.

  Readers who think that Yiddish literature in America began and ended with Nobel-prizewinner Isaac Bashevis Singer will find a new book from Stanford University Press to be a revelation. American Yiddish Poetry: a Bilingual Anthology by Benjamin Harshav and Barbara Harshav is a virtuoso production, pages of essays, original texts, and deft translations of . She is also a major contributor to American Yiddish Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology (University of California Press, ). Her poems and many scholarly articles on Yiddish literature, and most recently, on women poets in Yiddish, have appeared in journals and anthologies.   American Yiddish Poetry: a Bilingual Anthology by Benjamin Harshav and Barbara Harshav is a virtuoso production, pages of essays, original texts, and deft translations of seven worthy, yet often overlooked, early 20th century poets like A. Leyeles and Jacob Glatshteyn." -- Commentary show more/5(11).   American Yiddish Poetry: a Bilingual Anthology by Benjamin Harshav and Barbara Harshav is a virtuoso production, pages of essays, original texts, and deft translations of seven worthy, yet often overlooked, early 20th century poets like A. Leyeles and Jacob Glatshteyn."—Commentary. From the PublisherAuthor: Benjamin Harshav.

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