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Maʻaseh in the Yiddish ethical literature

Jakob Meitlis

Maʻaseh in the Yiddish ethical literature

by Jakob Meitlis

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Published by Shapiro, Vallentine in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maʻaseh book,
  • Exempla, Jewish

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby J. Maitlis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM530.M33 M38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5085315M
    LC Control Number74156484

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    Yiddish literature, the body of written works in the Yiddish language of Ashkenazic Jewry. Its history can be divided into Old Yiddish literature (c. –), Haskala and Hasidism (c. –), and Modern Yiddish literature (from ). It has been in decline since . He is the author of Shakespeare on the American Yiddish Stage, editor of Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches, and co-editor of Landmark Yiddish Plays: A Critical Anthology. Barbara Henry is associate professor of Russian literature in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and an affiliate of the Jewish studies program at the University.

    Address: KINGSTON AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY Phone: () Email: [email protected] Working Days/Hours: Sunday - Tuesday / AM - PM. Another female writer who enriched children’s literature in Yiddish, primarily by adapting and translating classical children’s books, was Helena Khatskeles (–). As a teacher, author, and translator in Kovno, she also edited the children’s journal Kinderblat (Children’s Page; –).


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Davila. The ethical writings, also based on accepted Hebrew sources, were to a large extent translations of Hebrew ethical literature, e.g., Seyfer Mides ("Book of Qualities" [Sefer Midot], Isny, ), the first comprehensive printed Yiddish ethical work translated and published before the Hebrew text Orkhes Tsadikim ("Way of the Just," Prague ).

ethical-mystical texts, aimed at a broader public, are written in Yiddish, thus making the vernacular language a vector for the themes of Jewish mysticism. We find many echos of the penetration of mystical themes in Old Yiddish literature, such as, for example, in this excerpt from the first chapter of the Seyfer tikkunei ha-moadim (Fürth, )4.

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