New PDF release: Modern Ladino Culture: Press, Belles Lettres, and Theater in

By Olga Borovaya

ISBN-10: 0253356725

ISBN-13: 9780253356727

Olga Borovaya explores the emergence and growth of print tradition in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), the mummy tongue of the Sephardic Jews of the Ottoman Empire, within the moment half the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She presents the 1st finished examine of the 3 significant types of Ladino literary production—the press, belles lettres, and theater—as a unmarried cultural phenomenon. The manufactured from meticulous learn and leading edge method, glossy Ladino tradition deals a brand new point of view at the background of the Ladino press, a singular method of the learn of belles lettres in Ladino and their dating to their eu assets, and a fine-grained critique of Sephardic performs as venues for ethical schooling and politicization.

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