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              The Last Days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania: Chronicles from the Vilna Ghetto and the Camps, 1939-1944
               

              The Last Days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania: Chronicles from the Vilna Ghetto and the Camps, 1939-1944 (Hardback, annotated edition)

              By Kruk, Herman; Translated by Harshav, Barbara; Volume editor Harshav, Benjamin

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              For five years, Herman Kruk recorded his experiences and those of others, documenting the life and resistance of European Jews in the shadow of imminent death. This chronicle includes all recovered pages of his diaries and provides an account of the annihilation of the Jewish com ...

              ISBN 9780300044942
              Published 15 September 2002 by Yale University Press
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              Only Yesterday: A Novel
               

              Only Yesterday: A Novel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Agnon, S. y.; Translated by Harshav, Barbara; Introduction by Harshav, Benjamin; Foreword by Kirsch, Adam

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              The description for this book, Only Yesterday: A Novel, will be forthcoming.

              ISBN 9780691181004
              Published 15 March 2018
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Princeton Classics
              Language (English)
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              Language in Time of Revolution
               

              Language in Time of Revolution (Hardback)

              By Harshav, Benjamin

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              An essay on Jewish culture and consciousness which concerns two specific events: the worldwide transformation of Jewish society after 1882 and the revival of the ancient Hebrew language.

              ISBN 9780520079588
              Published 15 August 1993 by University of California Press
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              The Moscow Yiddish Theater: Art on Stage in the Time of Revolution
               

              The Moscow Yiddish Theater: Art on Stage in the Time of Revolution (Hardback)

              Translated by Harshav, Benjamin; Harshav, Barbara

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              The Moscow Yiddish Theater (later called GOSET) was born in 1919 and almost immediately became one of the most remarkable avant-garde theaters in Europe. This book focuses not on how the theatre was persecuted, but on its ambitious beginnings as a revolutionary organization of pa ...

              ISBN 9780300115130
              Published 15 January 2008 by Yale University Press
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              A. Sutzkever: Selected Poetry and Prose
               

              A. Sutzkever: Selected Poetry and Prose (Hardback)

              By Sutzkever, A.; Translated by Harshav, Barbara; Harshav, Benjamin

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              The work of A. Sutzkever, one of the major twentieth-century masters of verse and the last of the great Yiddish poets, is presented to the English reader in this banquet of poetry, narrative verse, and poetic fiction. Sutzkever's imposing body of work links images from Israel's p ...

              ISBN 9780520065390
              Published 15 April 1991 by University of California Press
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              Three Thousand Years of Hebrew Versification: Essays in Comparative Prosody
               

              Three Thousand Years of Hebrew Versification: Essays in Comparative Prosody (Hardback)

              By Harshav, Benjamin

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              A study of the forms of Hebrew poetry. It examines Hebrew verse during three millennia of changing historical and cultural contexts. It takes us around the world of the Jewish Diaspora, comparing the changes in Hebrew verse as it came into contact with the Canaanite, Greek, Arabi ...

              ISBN 9780300144871
              Published 15 November 2012 by Yale University Press
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              Language in Time of Revolution
               

              Language in Time of Revolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Harshav, Benjamin

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              This book on culture and consciousness in history concerns the worldwide transformations of Jewish culture and society and the revival of the ancient Hebrew language following the waves of pogroms in Russia in 1881.

              ISBN 9780804735407
              Published 1 August 1999 by Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contraversions: Jews & Other Differences
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              The Meaning of Yiddish
               

              The Meaning of Yiddish (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 1st New edition)

              By Harshav, Benjamin

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              With a combination of erudition and insight, this work investigates the major aspects of Yiddish language and culture, showing where Yiddish came from and what it has to offer, even as it ceases to be a living language.

              ISBN 9780804735759
              Published 1 August 1999 by Inbooks
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              Marc Chagall on Art and Culture
               

              Marc Chagall on Art and Culture (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Special)

              By Harshav, Benjamin

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              Marc Chagall (1887-1985) traversed a long route from a boy in the Jewish Pale of Settlement, to a commissar of art in revolutionary Russia, to the position of a world-famous French artist. This book presents a comprehensive collection of Chagall's public statements on art and cul ...

              ISBN 9780804748315
              Published 2 July 2003 by Inbooks
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              Menke: The Complete Yiddish Poems of Menke Katz
               

              Menke: The Complete Yiddish Poems of Menke Katz (Hardback)

              Translated by Harshav, Benjamin; Harshav, Barbara

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              Menke Katz (1906-1991) is the only Yiddish poet to become a major poet in English too. In his lifetime he published nine book in each language. This volume contains an English translation of Katz's complete Yiddish works. It includes an illustrated 100 page introduction featuring ...

              ISBN 9781882986217
              Published 21 September 2005 by The Smith, Subs of Generalist
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