Adventures in Yiddishland - Postvernacular Language and Culture by Jeffrey Shandler

Adventures in Yiddishland - Postvernacular Language and Culture by Jeffrey Shandler

"Synopsis 'Adventures in Yiddishland' examines the transformation of Yiddish in the six decades since the Holocaust, tracing its shift from the language of daily life for millions of Jews to what the author terms a postvernacular language of diverse and expanding symbolic value. With a thorough command of modern Yiddish culture, as well as its centuries-old history, Jeffrey Shandler investigates the remarkable diversity of contemporary encounters with the language. His study traverses the broad spectrum of people who engage with Yiddish - from Hasidim to avant-garde performers, Jews as well as non-Jews, fluent speakers, as well as those who know little or no Yid...

Adventures in Yiddishland - Postvernacular Language and Culture by Jeffrey Shandler

"Synopsis 'Adventures in Yiddishland' examines the transformation of Yiddish in the six decades since the Holocaust, tracing its shift from the language of daily life for millions of Jews to what the author terms a postvernacular language of diverse and expanding symbolic value. With a thorough command of modern Yiddish culture, as well as its centuries-old history, Jeffrey Shandler investigates the remarkable diversity of contemporary encounters with the language. His study traverses the broad spectrum of people who engage with Yiddish - from Hasidim to avant-garde performers, Jews as well as non-Jews, fluent speakers, as well as those who know little or no Yiddish - in communities across the Americas, in Europe, Israel, and other outposts of 'Yiddishland.' Klappentext ?Adventures in Yiddishland presents a familiar phenomenon in American-Jewish culture that has rarely been seen before. Shandler has a thorough command not only of contemporary Yiddish, but indeed in all its historical stages.??Naomi Seidman, author of A Marriage Made in He...

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Adventures in yiddishland is a sort of travelogue that takes the reader through the world of yiddish a language without territory in six chapters we encounter an assortment of munities for whom yiddish remains important. Adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language and culture jeffery shandler p 143 232 233 and we re all brothers singing in yiddish in contemporary north america abigail wood american klezmer its roots and offshoots mark slobin p 140 142 145 156 167 174 5 187 9 191 207 218 234. This book makes a valuable contribution to the scholarship on american hasidism american judaism more generally contemporary jewish language use women s religious life and religious fundamentalism jeffrey shandler author of adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language and culture. Outwitting history the adventures of a man who rescued a million yiddish books by aaron lansky born to kvetch by michael wex adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language amp culture by jeffrey shandler yiddish with dick and jane by ellis weiner.

In the conclusions shandler 2006 seems to present yiddish as a language of desire and will anyway this book is an interesting journey whatever its conclusions or absence of decisive conclusions shandler j adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language and culture university of california press 2006 amp 2008. Coursebook listing pages for judaism titles disciplines african studies american studies ancient world classics language latin american studies literary studies amp poetry middle eastern studies music philosophy adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language and culture by jeffrey shandler author december 2008.

The living entity of yiddish radio cannot be recreated now as jeffrey shandler professor of jewish studies at rutgers implied in his astute adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language. Adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language amp culture is a study of contemporary yiddish culture with an emphasis on the post world war ii years writing on the sh ma web site amelia glaser reported that the author calls attention to a new trend which far from declaring yiddish culture dead has assigned it unexpected meaning. Adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language and culture berkeley ca university of california press shannon j h 2015 jewish fingers and phantom musical presences remembrance of jewish musicians in 20th c aleppo syria in musical exodus al andalus and its jewish diasporas ed davis r f london scarecrow press. Operating within contexts which are being increasingly postvernacular shandler j 2004 postvernacular yiddish language as a performance art the drama review 48 1 19 43 shandler j 2006 adventures in yiddishland postvernacular language and culture oakland university of california press in nature the use of breton.