Copeland,Robert M. & Susskind,Nathan (Ed)
Title: The Language of Herz's Esther - A Study in Judeo-German Dialectology
Book Condition: Very good
Publisher: AL Univ of Alabama Pr 1976
Item #: 016695
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.