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The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe

by Jerold C. Frakes

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity,
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Religious groups,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Hebrew Language,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Language,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Translating & Interpreting,
  • Religion / Judaism / History,
  • Hebrew,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Yiddish,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • History,
  • Humanism,
  • Yiddish Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642791M
    ISBN 101403975477
    ISBN 109781403975478

    The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions Want to Read saving /5(2).   A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany, Stanford: Stanford University Press, , pp. isbn $ A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish is an illuminating study of the literature that provided Christian readers with a titillating peek into Yiddish, the language of the Jewish minority in German lands. Elyada’s title .

    The workshop grappled with questions of developments in reading within Jewish society, of the impact the Jewish book may have had on culture in early modern Europe among both Jews and Christians. Recent studies, mostly on France, England, and Italy, have focused on the people behind “the book” – not only the author, but also those.   Children have occupied a prominent place in Yiddish literature since early modern times, but children’s literature as a genre has its beginnings in the early Children and Yiddish Literature From Early Modernity to Post-Modernity book. Children and Yiddish Literature From Early Modernity to Post-Modernity book. By Gennady Estraikh.

    An overview of scholarly resources in Jewish Studies. When searching databases, the button, when present, can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to gain access to the full-text of an article, or to send interlibrary loan orders to the ILL Office for items that the Library does not own. The young Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's visit to the Frankfurt ghetto and his subsequent efforts to learn Hebrew and Yiddish are the starting point for Aya Elyad We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


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The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe by Jerold C. Frakes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction A unique analysis of the intensive interest in Jewish culture of early modern Christian Humanists as a part of their comprehensive program of study of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew. The book focuses on how that interest was particularly manifested in a score of treatises on Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Yiddish language and literature.

A unique analysis of the intensive interest in Jewish culture The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe book early modern Christian Humanists as a part of their comprehensive program of study of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew.

The book focuses on how that interest was particularly manifested in a score of treatises on Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Yiddish language and by: 4. A unique analysis of the intensive interest in Jewish culture of early modern Christian Humanists as a part of their comprehensive program of study of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew.

The book focuses on how that interest was particularly manifested in a score of treatises on Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Yiddish language and : Palgrave Macmillan US. Summary: A unique analysis of the intensive interest in Jewish culture of early modern Christian Humanists as a part of their comprehensive program of study of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew.

The book focuses on how that interest was particularly manifested in a score of treatises on Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Yiddish language and literature. The cultural study of Yiddish in early modern Europe.

[Jerold C Frakes] -- A unique analysis of the intensive interest in Jewish culture of early modern Christian Humanists as a part of their comprehensive program of study of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew. The book focuses on Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Jerold C. Frakes, The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe (New York, ). Despite its author's claim to present a cultural analysis of 'Christian Yiddishism', the book is mainly concerned with a linguistic analysis of selected early.

As part of a broader theological and cultural discourse on Jews and Judaism in early modern Germany, the texts produced by Protestant Yiddish scholars reveal not only the way their authors perceived and defined Jews and Judaism, through the unique perspective of language, but also the way they perceived and defined their own language, religion and culture, in contrast to those of the Jews.

Frakes, Jerold, The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe (New York, ). Frakes, Jerold, Early Yiddish Texts – (Oxford, ). Katz, Dovid, “ Zur Dialektologie des Jiddischen,” in Besch, Werner, ed., Dialektologie.

During the Renaissance and until the Reformation, Christian scholars became increasingly preoccupied with the interrelationship between language and religion on one hand, and philology and theology on the other hand.

This focus gave birth to a branch of Christian scholarship known as Christian Hebraism, which dealt with Hebraica and Judaica from the late fifteenth century onwards. Cite this chapter as: Frakes J.C. () Anonymous, ‘Here Follows How One Can Learn to Read Yiddish,’ from The Book of Measures ().

In: The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe. History / European This book explores the unique phenomenon of Christian engagement with Yiddish language and literature from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the late eighteenth century.

By exploring the motivations for Christian interest in Yiddish, and the differing ways in which Yiddish was discussed and treated in Christian texts, A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish addresses a wide array of issues, most notably Christian Hebraism, Protestant theology, early modern Yiddish culture, and the social and cultural history of language in early modern Europe.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture) eBook: Elyada, Aya: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Aya Elyada.

Yiddish studies occupied a central place in the theological work of Christian, especially Protestant, scholars in early modern Germany. The preoccupation with. The Rise of Modern Yiddish Culture explores the transformation of Yiddish from a low-status vernacular to the medium of a complex modern culture.

David Fishman examines the efforts of east European Jews to establish their linguistic distinctiveness as part of their struggle for national survival in the s: 3.

This book assesses the complex character and impact of Calvinism in early modern Europe. It analyzes the ways in which Calvinism related to the multi-confessional cultural environment that prevailed in Europe after the Reformation, while also considering the objectives, as well as the unintended and unexpected consequences, of the cultures of.

The era of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was crucial in the formation and development of modern government and parliamentary institutions. Graves' text provides a broad history of the constitutional assembly in early modern Europe, as well as informative case-studies, which includes some systems that didn't survive.

General Overviews. The indispensable classic overview of Yiddish language and culture and arguably the greatest achievement of Yiddish studies is Weinreichwhich explores Yiddish in its full historical range and from linguistic, social, and cultural perspectives.A partial English translation of the Yiddish work, without Weinreich’s copious footnotes, appeared inwith the full.

YIVO published a major study of the range of Yiddish phonetic variation in The Language and Cultural Atlas of Ashkenazic Jewry, commonly referred to as the LCAAJ.

This uses a detailed system of marked Roman characters and suprasegmental marks to indicate that variation, and does not apply standard YIVO transliteration at all.

The history of the Jews in Europe spans a period of over two thousand years. Some Jews, a Judaean Israelite tribe from the Levant, migrated to Europe just before the rise of the Roman Empire.A notable early event in the history of the Jews in the Roman Empire was Pompey's conquest of the East beginning in 63 BCE), although Alexandrian Jews had migrated to Rome before this event.Jewish Translation and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Europe Call for Applications.

The collaborative research project Jewish Translation and Cultural Transfer in Early Modern Europe (JEWTACT), directed by Dr. Iris Idelson-Shein, and funded by the European Research Council (ERC), invites applications for doctoral fellowships (~ ILS) and postdoctoral fellowships (~ ILS).Authored Books • The Fate of Fortune in the Early Middle Ages: The Boethian Tradition.

Leiden: E.J. Brill, • The Emergence of Early Yiddish Literature: Cultural Translation in Ashkenaz. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, • The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe. Ed. JCF. New York: Palgrave,