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1st Edition

Yiddish in the Cold War

ISBN 9780367603687
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents a study of Yiddish in the Cold War through the ideological confrontations between Communist Yiddish literati in the Soviet Union, United States, Canada, Poland, France and Israel. It discusses the intellectual environments of the Moscow literary journal Sovetish Heymland.

Table of Contents

1. Pain and Consolation 2. Soviet Jewish Life in the 1950s 3. Cultural Diplomacy 4. Imagining Soviet Jews 5. A Brave Face on a Sorry Business

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Gennady Estraikh