Dear Mendl, dear Reyzl

Yiddish letter manuals from Russia and America
  • 222 Pages
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Yiddish letters, Translations into English, Yiddish Letter wr
StatementAlice Nakhimovsky & Roberta Newman
ContributionsNewman, Roberta, 1958- author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ5118 .N35 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 222 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27162007M
ISBN 10025301199X, 0253012031
ISBN 139780253011992, 9780253012036
LC Control Number2013039248
OCLC/WorldCa843859592

Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl translates selections from these model-letter books and includes essays and annotations that illuminate their role as guides to a past culture.

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“Covers a neglected aspect of Jewish popular culture and deserves a wide readership. For all serious readers of Yiddish and immigrant Jewish culture and customs.” —Library.

Read Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl by Alice Nakhimovsky,Roberta Newman with a free trial. Read unlimited* books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. “Explore[s] the Jewish past via letters that reflect connections and collisions between old and new worlds.” —Jewish Book Council At the turn of the 20th century, Jewish families.

A popular solution was to consult brivnshtelers, Yiddish-language books of model letters. Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl translates selections from these model-letter books and includes essays and annotations that illuminate their role as guides to a past culture.

Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl translates selections from these model-letter books and includes essays and annotations that illuminate their role as guides to a past culture.

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Two recent books,Alice Nakhi­movsky’s and Rober­ta New­man’s Dear Mendl, Dear Rey­zl and Liana Finck­’s A Bin­tel Brief — explore the Jew­ish past via let­ters that reflect con­nec­tions and col­li­sions between old and new worlds. Alice Nakhimovsky (Colgate University) and Roberta Newman (YIVO), authors of 'Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia.

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Jews in the Russian Empire and America wrote business letters, romantic letters, and. Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl translates selections from these model-letter books and includes essays and annotations that illuminate their role as guides to a past culture.

“Covers a neglected aspect of Jewish popular culture and deserves a wide : Indiana University Press. Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl translates selections from these model-letter books and includes essays and annotations that illuminate their role as guides to a past culture.

Author Biography Alice Nakhimovsky is Professor of Russian and Jewish Studies at Colgate University, where she directs the program in Russian and Eurasian Studies. Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America Reproductions of brivnshtelers form the core of the book and comprise the majority of the text, providing a ground-level.

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Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl translates selections from these model-letter books and includes essays and annotations that illuminate their role as guides to a past culture. Alice Nakhimovsky is a professor of Russian and Eurasian studies and Jewish studies at Colgate.

In Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America, authors Alice Nakhimovsky and Roberta Newman provide a glimpse. National Jewish Book Award as coauthor of Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals in Russia and America, Colgate Senior Faculty Grant, Faculty Development Grant,Alice Nakhimovsky is distinguished professor of Jewish studies and professor of Russian and Eurasian studies at Colgate University.

She is the author of Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America (Indiana University Press), which won a National Jewish Book Award. Professor Nakhimovsky co-authored Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl, which won a National Jewish Book Award.

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