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I. L. Peretz and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture

I. L. Peretz and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture( )
Author: Wisse, Ruth R.
Series title:The Samuel and Althea Stroum Lectures in Jewish Studies
Publication Date:Aug 1991
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

I. L. Peretz (1852?1915), the father of modern Yiddish literature, was a master storyteller and social critic who advocated a radical shift from religious observance to secular Jewish culture. Wisse explores Peretz's writings in relation to his ideology, which sought to create a strong Jewish identity separate from the trappings of religion.

Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds

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