Poet of the ghetto: Morris Rosenfeld

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Ktav Pub. House, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 412 pages
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POET OF THE GHETTO: MORRIS ROSENFELD

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A far too long and rambling study of the bard of American sweatshops (18621923), who wrote largely in Yiddish. Also included here are selections from Rosenfeld's prose and poetry. The author ... Read full review

Poet of the ghetto: Morris Rosenfeld

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The great migration of Russian Jews to America was exemplified by the life and work of Yiddish poet and short story writer Morris Rosenfeld (1862-1923), who here receives a short biography and ... Read full review

Contents

Rosenfelds Biography as part of the Immigrant
1
Antecedents and Contemporaries in Yiddish Poetry
34
Yiddish Poetry in America
40
Rosenfelds Descendants in Yiddish Poetry
71
Yiddish Where It Came From And Where It
83
Poetry Its Meaning Origins And Relation to Life
93
Criticism Linguistics Standards
115
Rosenfelds Yiddish Poetry Selected With Critiques
141
Rosenfelds Poetry Written in English
303
Epilogue
373
Appendix
381
Bibliography
409
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