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Author Trachtenberg, Barry.

Title The revolutionary roots of modern Yiddish, 1903-1917 / Barry Trachtenberg
Edition 1st ed
Published New YorK : Syracuse University Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 222 pages) : illustrations
Series Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art
Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Contents Yiddish as instrument and ideology -- The Jewish revolution of 1905 -- From jargon to visnshaft -- Shmuel Niger and the making of Yiddish high culture -- Ber Borochov: science in service of the revolution -- Nokhem Shtif: a contrarian's Yiddishism
Summary "The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903-1917 investigates the evolution in status of the Yiddish language and three major figures responsible for its transformation."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955.
Borochov, Ber, 1881-1917.
Shṭif, Naḥum, 1879-1933.
SUBJECT Borochov, Ber, 1881-1917 fast
Niger, Samuel, 1883-1955 fast
Shṭif, Naḥum, 1879-1933 fast
Subject Yiddish language -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Yiddish language -- Social aspects -- Russia
Jews -- Russia -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Scandinavian Languages (Other)
Jews -- Intellectual life
Yiddish language
Yiddish language -- Social aspects
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780815651369