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Yiddishlands

a memoir

by David G. Roskies

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roskies, David G., -- 1948-,
  • Roskies, Masha, -- 1906-,
  • Jews -- Québec -- Montreal -- Biography,
  • Yiddishists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Jewish scholars -- United States -- Biography,
  • Mothers and sons,
  • Montréal (Québec) -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    The Rebbe Elimeylekh -- The Dybbuk -- Cafe Rudnitsky -- Bread -- Prayer for the Tsar -- Scribal errors -- Malvina"s roses -- The watercarrier -- Yeast -- Beloved fatherland -- The black canopy -- May day -- The wooden box -- The last Seder night -- Lisbon -- Playing solitaire -- The soirée -- Cape Cod -- Double feature -- Male bonding -- Etudes -- Sutzkever"s address -- Leybl"s ark -- Between two mountains -- Kotsk -- The sale of Joseph -- The two bulvanes -- Yom Kippur -- New York Jew -- Partisans" hymn -- The menorah -- Dream house.

    StatementDavid G. Roskies.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1054.5.M853 R678 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16427102M
    ISBN 100814333974
    ISBN 109780814333976
    LC Control Number2008001282

      This unique book is an unforgettable journey into the heart of Yiddishland, a mythical and real land that has never appeared on a map of the world, but whose frontiers have forged rivers, crossed oceans and spanned continents/5(1). This book traces her paths from childhood in Jewish Detroit to the United States Foreign Service in Asia and Europe, to scholarly research in South America, and the founding of LAJSA, an academic association with members in more than 20 countries. Her experiences as vice consul at the American Embassy in London, as a lone traveler in Spain and.

    "A valuable contribution to the increasingly growing bookshelf on real and imagined Yiddishlands. The paperback edition makes the book accessible and easy to use. The volume will certainly spur interesting discussions in graduate and advanced undergraduate seminars on the history and culture of American Jewry." — Shiri Goren. With her colleague Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, they received the Yiddish Book Center Translation Prize for translating Blume Lempel. Yermiyahu Ahron Taub is the author of several books of poetry, including "Prayers of a Heretic/Tfiles fun an apikoyres" (),"Uncle Feygele"(), and "What Stillness Illuminated/Vos shtilkayt hot baloykhtn ().".

    Ruth R. Wisse (pronounced "wice"; born ) is the Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University is a noted scholar of Yiddish literature and of Jewish history and culture. TORONTO — It is not a glittering gala event like the Giller Prize, nor does it carry the gravitas of the Governor General’s Awards, but the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Awards ceremony – which was held May 25 at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre in downtown Toronto – is the Jewish community’s annual reaffirmation of its strong commitment to homegrown Jewish.


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Among the greatest strengths of Yiddishlands is Roskies skill in recapturing not only his mother's stories, but also the rich nuance and cadence with which she told them. Roskies even included in the book a CD of his mother signing Yiddish songs, and providing the reader with a full multimedia experience of Masha as he knew her.".

Yiddishlands is an unusual, unprecedented and unforgettable cultural autobiography written by one of Yiddish's last champions. Roskies converses -- and the emphasis here is on "converse" because the book cleverly uses Yiddishlands book as well as textual tactics in order to capture the full cultural and linguistic experience of growing up in 4/5(3).

Yiddishlands brings to life the major debates, struggles, and triumphs of the modern Yiddish experience and provides readers with portraits of its great writers, cultural leaders, and educators. (Shofar) Yiddishlands is a thoughtful reflection on a complicated epoch through which the Cited by: 1.

Yiddishlands brings to life the major debates, struggles, and triumphs of the modern Yiddish experience and provides readers with portraits of its great writers, cultural leaders, and educators. Shofar. Yiddishlands is a thoughtful reflection on a complicated epoch through which the 5/5(2).

Yiddishlands is an unusual, unprecedented and unforgettable cultural autobiography written by one of Yiddish's last champions. Roskies converses -- and the emphasis here is on "converse" because the book cleverly uses conversational as well as textual tactics in order to capture the full cultural and linguistic experience of growing up in "Yiddishlands" -- with one of the juiciest characters 4/5.

Yiddishlands by David G. Roskies,available at Yiddishlands book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). This book is a deeply loving tribute to the Blessed Memory of all those Yiddish souls captured in its pages. This is a book to be given a place of honour and Yiddishlands book for generations to come.

“A Groysn Dank” to the remarkable people who created this book /5(10). Lee "Yiddishlands A Memoir" por David G. Roskies disponible en Rakuten Kobo. A renowned scholar looks back on his life and the life of his mother, tracing the Yiddish experience through major histo.

Roskies’ Yiddishlands is evocative memoir by Bill Gladstone • Aug Soon after her arrival in Canada inMasha Roskies sat down to a meal at her sister-in-law’s house in Montreal and, seeing that only “Canadian bread” (the white, fluffy stuff called Wonder Bread) was on the table, asked for a piece of real bread.

Along the way, readers of Yiddishlands meet such prominent figures as Isaac Bashevis Singer, Melekh Ravitch, Itsik Manger, Avrom Sutzkever, Esther Markish, and Rachel Korn. With Yiddishlands, readers take a whirlwind tour of modern Yiddish culture, from its cabarets and literary salons to its fierce ideological rivalries and colorful personalities.

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Fiona Gold Kroll. $ The Lamb and the Fuhrer. Ravi Zacharias. $ Maybe : Wayne State University Press. A rich, sweeping memoir by David G. Roskies, Yiddishlands proceeds from the premise that Yiddish culture is spread out among many different people and geographic areas and transmitted through story, song, study, and the family.

"A valuable contribution to the increasingly growing bookshelf on real and imagined Yiddishlands. The paperback edition makes the book accessible and easy to use.

The volume will certainly spur interesting discussions in graduate and advanced undergraduate seminars on the history and culture of American Jewry.".

North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Cited by: 1. David G. Roskies (born in Montreal) is an internationally recognized literary scholar, cultural historian and author in the field of Yiddish literature and the culture of Eastern European is the Sol and Evelyn Henkind Chair in Yiddish Literature and Culture and Professor of Jewish Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

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“Yiddishlands” is a richly transcendent piece of writing that salvages many episodes of personal, family and social history, not only in the Old Country but in modern Montreal and numerous other places (hence the plural title). “I started writing this book the day I got up from shiva after my mother died,” Roskies said.

Yiddishlands: A Memoir, by David G. Roskies. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, pp. $ In accordance with the author's classification of this work as a memoir, one expects to find a loosely structured work containing scattered vignettes pertaining to one of the world's premier Yiddish literary scholars' private life.

Along the way, readers of Yiddishlands meet such prominent figures as Isaac Bashevis Singer, Melekh Ravitch, Itsik Manger, Avrom Sutzkever, Esther Markish, and Rachel Korn. With Yiddishlands, readers take a whirlwind tour of modern Yiddish culture, from its cabarets and literary salons to its fierce ideological rivalries and colorful personalities.

Research. One major focus of David Roskies's work is the Holocaust. InB'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations, Inc., published his Nightwords: A Midrash on the Holocaust, one of the first liturgies on the subject ever to ords has entered its fifth edition, was adapted into Hebrew, and was recently reissued byHarvard University Press published Against the Apocalypse.Yiddishlands: a memoir.

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Another breakthrough came when she found David Roskies’ book Yiddishlands, a family memoir published inin which his aunt Annushka played a prominent role.

The “cherry on top,” Valiunaite says, was discovering the family documentary Daughter of Vilna: The Life in Song of Masha Roskies, which included one of the photographs in.