Landmark Yiddish Plays: A Critical Anthology (S U N Y Series - download pdf or read online

By Joel Berkowitz,Jeremy Dauber

ISBN-10: 0791467791

ISBN-13: 9780791467794

ISBN-10: 0791467805

ISBN-13: 9780791467800

supplying snapshots of a pivotal period during which the Jews of Europe made the transition from a standard to a extra sleek global, the Yiddish performs translated and picked up right here combat with matters that proceed to difficulty us at the present time: altering gender roles, generational clash, classification divisions, and spiritual persecution. of their advent to the quantity, Joel Berkowitz and Jeremy Dauber position the performs within the context of the advance of recent drama and Yiddish drama and view their therapy of social, political, and non secular matters. the various ways that the performs tackle those concerns cause them to go beyond their very own time, interesting a brand new iteration of readers and theatergoers.

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