Daniel Heller-Roazen: The Story of Yiddish, 2 November 2006
Show More Early Yiddish Texts 1100-1750 edited by Jerold Frakes.
Oxford, 889 pp., £100, December 2004, 9780199266142Show More
Introduction to Old Yiddish Literature by Jean Baumgarten, edited and translated by Jerold Frakes.
Oxford, 459 pp., £75, June 2005, 0 19 927633 1Show More
The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture by David Fishman.
Pittsburgh, 190 pp., £23.50, November 2005, 0 8229 4272 0Show More
Adventures in Yiddishland: Postvernacular Language and Culture by Jeffrey Shandler.
California, 263 pp., £26.95, November 2005, 0 520 24416 8Show More
“... Yiddish Texts 1100-1750; and they are described and discussed in the opening chapters of Jean Baumgarten’s readable and enlightening Introduction to Old Yiddish Literature. Until now there has been nothing in English quite like either of these books, and together they demarcate a field of medieval and early modern European culture that ...”