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Title
The emergence of early Yiddish literature
Type
Text
Genre Form
Criticism, interpretation, etc. fst01411635 (Source: OCoLC)
Language
English
English
original (yid)
Classification
LCC: PJ5120.5 .F57 2017 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 839/.109 full
Identified By
Lccn: 2017288944
Content
text (Source: rdacontent)
Note
Includes translation
Summary
While much early Yiddish literature belonged to pious genres, quasi-secular genres epic, drama, and lyric also developed. Jerold C. Frakes contends that the historical context of the emergence of Yiddish literature is an essential factor in any understanding of its cultural relevance in a time and place where Jewish life was defined by expulsions, massacres, and discriminatory legislation that profoundly altered European Judaism and shook the very foundations of traditional Jewish society.
Authorized Access Point
Frakes, Jerold C., emergence of early Yiddish literature
Authorized Access Point Variant
Levita, Elijah, 1468 or 1469-1549. emergence of early Yiddish literature