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Yiddishkeit

Jewish Vernacular and the New Land

Yiddishkeit( )
Editor: Pekar, Harvey
Buhle, Paul
Contribution by: Lasky, David
Deutsch, Barry
Kuper, Peter
Rodriguez, Spain
Rudahl, Sharon
Introduction by: Gabler, Neal
ISBN:978-0-8109-9749-3
Publication Date:Sep 2011
Publisher:Abrams, Inc.
Imprint:Abrams ComicArts
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Yiddish is everywhere. We hear words like nosh, schlep, and schmutz all the time, but how did these words come to pepper American English? In Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land, Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from medieval Europe to the tenements of New York's Lower East Side. This comics anthology contains original stories by notable writers and artists such as Barry Deutsch, Peter Kuper, Spain Rodriguez, and Sharon Rudahl. Through...
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