Author: I. I. Zangwill
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
View: 6951Simultaneously with the publication of these 'Ghetto Comedies' a fresh edition of my 'Ghetto Tragedies' is issued, with the original title restored. In the old definition a comedy could be distinguished from a tragedy by its happy ending. Dante's Hell and Purgatory could thus appertain to a 'comedy.' This is a crude conception of the distinction between Tragedy and Comedy, which I have ventured to disregard, particularly in the last of these otherwise unassuming stories.
Author: Israel Zangwill
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
View: 8421907. Simultaneously with the publication of these Ghetto Comedies, a fresh edition of Zangwill's Ghetto Tragedies was issued. In the old definition a comedy could be distinguished from a tragedy by its happy ending. Dante's Hell and Purgatory could thus appertain to a comedy. This is a crude conception of the distinction between tragedy and comedy, which Zangwill ventured to disregard, particularly in the last of these otherwise unassuming stories situated in the London Ghetto.
A Study of a Peculiar People
Author: Israel Zangwill,Meri-Jane Rochelson
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
View: 6730"... [S]et in late nineteenth-century London, [it gives] an inside look into an immigrant community that was almost as mysterious to the more established middle-class Jews of Britain as to the non-Jewish population."--Cover, p. 4.
Volume IX: Modern Jews and Their Musical Agendas
Author: Ezra Mendelsohn
Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
View: 9528This volume examines music's place in the process of Jewish assimilation into the modern European bourgeoisie and the role assigned to music in forging a new Jewish Israeli national identity, in maintaining a separate Sephardic identity, and in preserving a traditional Jewish life. Contributions include "On the Jewish Presence in Nineteenth Century European Musical Life," by Ezra Mendelsohn, "Musical Life in the Central European Jewish Village," by Philip V. Bohlman, "Jews and Hungarians in Modern Hungarian Musical Culture," by Judit Frigyesi, "New Directions in the Music of the Sephardic Jews," by Edwin Seroussi, "The Eretz Israeli Song and the Jewish National Fund," by Natan Shahar, "Alexander U. Boskovitch and the Quest for an Israeli Musical Style," by Jehoash Hirshberg, and "Music of Holy Argument," by Lionel Wolberger. The volume also contains essays, book reviews, and a list of recent dissertations in the field.
the life and works of Israel Zangwill
Author: Joseph H. Udelson
Category: Social Science
View: 1444A biography of Israel Zangwill (1864-1926), the author of "Children of the Ghetto" and "Dreamers of the Ghetto." Zangwill was the originator of the "melting pot" view of American society, and adopted the ideas of assimilation and intermarriage. Udelson says that Zangwill was unable either to resolve or accept the conflict resulting from the clash of Jewish and Western values.
Deutsche Wörter im Ausland - ein Lexikon
Author: Sven Siedenberg
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
View: 2472Deutsch als Exportschlager Dass die deutsche Sprache voller Anglizismen ist, ist bekannt. Dass aber auch viele deutsche Wörter »ausgewandert« sind, weiß kaum jemand. Sven Siedenberg stellt dem staunenden Leser die populärsten und skurrilsten Germanismen mit vielen Erläuterungen zu Herkunft und Bedeutung vor. Denn oft verraten die Sprachexporte, wie die deutsche Kultur im Ausland wahrgenommen wird. Kein langweiliges Wörterbuch, sondern überraschend amüsante Beispiele aus dem täglichen Sprachgebrauch.
Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
View: 5753Presents the work of more than fifty notable Jewish writers from a dozen countries and from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Cynthia Ozick
Author: W. Rubinstein,Michael A. Jolles
View: 7929This authoritative and comprehensive guide to key people and events in Anglo-Jewish history stretches from Cromwell's re-admittance of the Jews in 1656 to the present day and contains nearly 3000 entries, the vast majority of which are not featured in any other sources.