New PDF release: Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar, Second Edition

By S.A. Birnbaum,Eleazar Birnbaum,David Birnbaum,Kalman Weiser,Jean Baumgarten

ISBN-10: 1442614331

ISBN-13: 9781442614338

One of the nice Yiddish students of the 20th century, S.A. Birnbaum (1891–1989) released Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar in 1979 in the direction of the top of a protracted and prolific occupation. in contrast to different grammars and examine publications for English audio system, Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar absolutely describes the Southern Yiddish dialect and pronunciation used at the present time by means of such a lot local audio system, whereas additionally taking into consideration Northern Yiddish and conventional Yiddish, linked to secularist and educational circles. The e-book additionally comprises specimens of Yiddish prose and poetic texts spanning 8 centuries, sampling Yiddish literature from the medieval to trendy eras throughout its mammoth eu geographic expanse.

The moment variation of Yiddish: A Survey and a Grammar makes this vintage textual content on hand back to scholars, lecturers, and Yiddish-speakers alike. that includes 3 new introductory essays by means of famous Yiddish students, a corrected model of the textual content, and an increased and up to date bibliography, this e-book is vital studying for any severe pupil of Yiddish and its culture.

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