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Choosing Yiddish

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Foreword: Yiddish Studies: Toward a Twenty-First-Century Mandate
  2. pp. xi-xiv
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  1. A Note on Transliteration
  2. pp. xv-xvi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. Writing on the Edge
  2. p. 11
  1. Prelude to “Writing on the Edge”
  2. pp. 11-14
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  1. Der Nister’s Symbolist Stories: Adventures in Yiddish Storytelling and Their Consequences
  2. pp. 15-28
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  1. Writing on the Verge of Catastrophe: David Vogel’s Last Work of Prose
  2. pp. 29-46
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  1. In the Pot, Half-Melted: Sacco-Vanzetti Poems and Yiddish American Identity
  2. pp. 47-64
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  1. Yiddish and the City
  2. p. 65
  1. Prelude to “Yiddish and the City”
  2. pp. 65-68
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  1. The Lower East Side Meets Greenwich Village: Immigrant Jews, Yiddish, and the New York Intellectual Scene
  2. pp. 69-86
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  1. Propaganda or Fighting the Myth of Pakhdones? Naye Prese, the Popular Front, and the Spanish Civil War
  2. pp. 87-102
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  1. The Other Polonia: Yiddish Immigrant Writers in Buenos Aires and New York Respond to the New Polish State
  2. pp. 103-122
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  1. Choosing Yiddish in the Classroom: Montreal’s National Secular Schools, 1910–1950
  2. pp. 123-140
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  1. Yiddish Goes Pop
  2. p. 141
  1. Prelude to “Yiddish Goes Pop”
  2. pp. 141-144
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  1. Isaac Goldberg and the Idea of Obscene Yiddish
  2. pp. 145-162
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  1. The Idealized Mother and Her Discontents: Performing Maternity in Yiddish Film Melodrama
  2. pp. 163-178
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  1. Russian Militia Singing in Yiddish: Jewish Nostalgia in Soviet and Post-Soviet Popular Culture
  2. pp. 179-194
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  1. Yiddish Comes to America
  2. p. 195
  1. Prelude to “Yiddish Comes to America”
  2. pp. 195-198
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  1. My Yidishe Murder: The 1876 Case of Pesach Rubenstein, Hasidic Slasher
  2. pp. 199-216
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  1. Race, Culture, and the Creation of Yiddish Social Science: Max Weinreich’s Trip to Tuskegee, 1932
  2. pp. 217-232
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  1. Coming to America: Max Weinreich and the Emergence of YIVO’s American Center
  2. pp. 233-252
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  1. Yiddish Encounters Hebrew
  2. p. 253
  1. Prelude to “Yiddish Encounters Hebrew”
  2. pp. 253-256
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  1. A Mistress, a Nanny, or a Maidservant: Discourse on Yiddish in Fin de Siècle Hebrew Newspapers in Eastern Europe
  2. pp. 257-276
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  1. Choosing Yiddish in Israel: Yung Yisroel between Home and Exile, the Center and the Margins
  2. pp. 277-294
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  1. Hebrew Remembers Yiddish: Avot Yeshurun’s Poetics of Translation
  2. pp. 295-314
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  1. Hear and Now
  2. p. 315
  1. Prelude to “Hear and Now”
  2. pp. 315-318
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  1. Echoes of Yiddish in the Speech of Twenty-First-Century American Jews
  2. pp. 319-338
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  1. “Hold on Tightly to Tradition”: Generational Differences in Yiddish Song Repertoires among Contemporary Hasidic Women
  2. pp. 339-356
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  1. The SoCalled Past: Sampling Yiddish in Hip-Hop
  2. pp. 357-376
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 377-380
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 381-386
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 387-394
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