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Introduction to Old Yiddish literature

Title
Introduction to Old Yiddish literature [electronic resource] / by Jean Baumgarten ; edited and translated by Jerold C. Frakes.
Author
Baumgarten, Jean.
Publication
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Frakes, Jerold C.
Description
1 online resource (xviii, 459 p.)
Uniform Title
Introduction à la littérature yiddish ancienne. English (Online)
Alternative Title
Introduction à la littérature yiddish ancienne.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-444) and index.
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  • Access restricted to authorized users.
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.
LCCN
2005001825
OCLC
ssj0000182802
Author
Baumgarten, Jean.
Title
Introduction to Old Yiddish literature [electronic resource] / by Jean Baumgarten ; edited and translated by Jerold C. Frakes.
Imprint
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-444) and index.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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Available from home with a valid library card
Available onsite at NYPL
Added Author
Frakes, Jerold C.
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