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A Rhetorical Conversation: Jewish Discourse in Modern Yiddish Literature

Jordan D. Finkin
Format
Book
Published
University Park, Pa. : The Pennsylvania State University Press, c2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9780271036304 (alk. paper), 0271036303 (alk. paper)
Summary
"Describes the role of traditional Jewish texts in the development of modern Yiddish literature, as well as the closely related development of modern Hebrew literature"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • The case of the tautological infinitive
  • The language of Jewish discourse
  • Jewish discourse and modern Yiddish poetry
  • Conversational orchestration in the Tsenerene and Sholem Aleykhem
  • Y. L. Perets's conversational art in Yiddish and Hebrew.
Description
x, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-191) and index.
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