What must be forgotten : the survival of Yiddish in Zionist Palestine (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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What must be forgotten : the survival of Yiddish in Zionist Palestine

Author: Yael Chaver
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2004.
Series: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"As Zionism took root in Palestine, European Yiddish was eclipsed by the dominant Hebrew context. A complex relationship between cultural politics and Jewish writing ensued that paved the way for modern Israeli culture. Yael Chaver reveals a previously unrecognized, alternative literature that flourished vigorously but without legitimacy." "Because of the flexibility of Yiddish, authors in Israel were able to give  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chaver, Yael.
What must be forgotten.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607797248
Named Person: S Broches; A Rives; Riḳudah Poṭash; S Broches; Riḳudah Poṭash; A Rives; S Broches; A Rives; Rikudah Potash
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yael Chaver
ISBN: 0815630506 9780815630500
OCLC Number: 55744522
Description: xxiv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Nationalism, Zionism, and the formation of a national narrative --
Meeting expectations? : the Palestinian fiction of Zalmen Brokhes --
The problematics of "language wanderings" --
Outcasts within : the Yishuv experience in the fiction of Avrom Rivess --
Writing as a native : the "Canaanizing" poetry of Rikuda Potash.
Series Title: Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Other Titles: Mah she-ḥayavim li-shekoaḥ.
Responsibility: Yael Chaver.
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As Zionism took root in Palestine, European Yiddish was employed within a dominant Hebrew context. A complex relationship between cultural politics and Jewish writing ensued that paved the way for  Read more...

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This study sheds new, clear, and abundant light on various aspects of the Hebrew-Yiddish conflict in the Zionist Yishuv of Palestine and provides an instructive chapter in the historiography of Read more...

 
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