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The Cultural Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe free pdf This volume comprises a unique analysis of the intensive interest in Jewish culture of early modern Christian Humanists as a part of their comprehensive program of study of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew. The book focuses on how that interest was particularly manifested in a score of treatises on Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Yiddish language and literature.

About Jerold C. Frakes

JEROLD C. FRAKES is Professor of German and Comparative Literature and part of the Associate Faculty in Classics at the University of Southern California, USA. He has authored three books: The Fate of Fortune in the Early Middle Ages: The Boethian Tradition, The Politics of Interpretation: Alterity and Ideology in Old Yiddish Studies, and most recently, Brides and Doom: Gender, Property and Power in Medieval German Women's Epic. He is the editor of the anthology Early Yiddish Texts, 1100-1750.

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Author : Jerold C. Frakes
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 11 March 2008
ISBN : 1403975477
EAN : 9781403975478
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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