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Yiddish in the Cold War

1st Edition

By Gennady Estraikh

Routledge

192 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
HIS037070
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism