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Title Czernowitz at 100 : the first Yiddish language conference in historical perspective / edited by Kalman Weiser and Joshua A. Fogel
Published Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2010


Description 1 online resource (vi, 211 p.)
Contents The Czernowitz conference: contexts, ironies, and the verdict of Jewish history / Ezra Mendelson -- A tale of two photographs: Nathan Birnbaum, the election of 1907, and the 1908 Yiddish language conference / Jess Olson -- Peretz's commitment to Yiddish in Czernowitz: a national caprice? / Marie Schumacher-Brunhes -- Mother tongue, Mame-loshn, and Kulturshprakh: the tension between populism and elitism in the language ideology of Noah Prylucki / Kalman Weiser -- Y.L. Peretz and the politics of Yiddish / Marc Caplan -- Reclaiming Czernowitz in Aharon Appelfeld's Flowers of darkness / Philip Hollander -- Dem Oyle regls tokhter: the poetic pilgrimage of Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman / Leye Lipsky -- The painter as ethnographer: Maurycy Minkowski and the European Yiddish intelligentsia before World War I / Zachary M. Baker -- The success of the Czernowitz Yiddish conference: setting the agenda for Yiddish language planning in the twentieth century / Rakhmiel Peltz -- From Czernowitz to Paris: the International Yiddish culture congress of 1937 / Matthew Hoffman -- Yiddishism in Canadian garb / Rebecca Margolis -- The Nathan and Solomon Birnbaum Archives, Toronto / David Birnbaum -- Mates Mieses's defense of the Yiddish language / Mordkhe Schaechter (Joshua A. Fogel, translator)
Summary Czernowitz at 100 represents a collection based on the proceedings of a 2008 international conference convened at York University in Toronto. Each chapter looks back at a portion over a long century, one marked with the mass migration of Ashkenazi Jews across the globe, two world wars, the Holocaust, the birth of Israel, and the rise and fall of the Soviet bloc. They assess the achievements and fate of those who participated in the 1908 Yiddish Language Conference that was held at Czernowitz, now known as Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Featuring contributions from a new generation of scholars re-exami
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Yiddish philology -- Congresses
Jews -- Ukraine -- Chernivt︠s︡i -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Yiddish language -- Social aspects -- Europe, Eastern
Yiddish language -- Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Yiddish language.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects.
Yiddish philology.
Eastern Europe.
Ukraine -- Chernivt︠s︡i.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Weiser, Keith Ian, 1973-
Fogel, Joshua A., 1950-
LC no. 2021678499
ISBN 9780739140710
Other Titles Czernowitz at one hundred