The Language of Herz's Esther - A Study in Judeo-German Dialectology

By: Copeland,Robert M. & Susskind,Nathan (Ed)

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Herz's esther, a comic drama, is an extraordinary work of Jewish Burlesque & social criticism written in a period of transition (early 19th cent Germany). This edition is based on an extremely rare Old Yiddish text. They have provided (1) the original text in Hebrew characters; (2) a transliteration in Roman alaphabet; (3) an English running commentary; (4) lexicography. Biblio.

Title: The Language of Herz's Esther - A Study in Judeo-German Dialectology

Author: Copeland,Robert M. & Susskind,Nathan (Ed)

Categories: Esther,

Publisher: AL, Univ of Alabama Pr: 1976

Pages: 439

Book Condition: Very good

Item #: 016695

Keywords: Esther Judaica