Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers (2020)

Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers Frieda Forman Found Treasures Stories by Yiddish Women Writers The first of its kind this anthology showcases women s writing previously available only in Yiddish A book of voices from an almost forgotten female heritage it features eighteen writers who speak p
  • Title: Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers
  • Author: Frieda Forman
  • ISBN: 9780929005539
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Paperback
Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers Frieda Forman The first of its kind, this anthology showcases women s writing previously available only in Yiddish A book of voices from an almost forgotten female heritage, it features eighteen writers who speak powerfully of the events that shaped their lives.
Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers Frieda Forman

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One thought on “Found Treasures: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers

  1. Patty

    Of all the books I read this semester for my course on women and religion, this was one of the most difficult First of all the material was translated from Yiddish to English More importantly, I believe that many of the stories were translated without assistance from the authors I think reading translations is often difficult because the words from one language may not be available in another language.Another reason it was difficult is that many of the authors experiences are completely foreign [...]

  2. Nomy

    this book is just unbelievable it make me feel connected to the yiddishe speaking women in my family who are all gone now these women are such fierce, poetic, unapologetic writers right now i m in a section with holocaust stories in it, one where a family has to self select who to send to the nazis the grandma knows they want her to go but they won t say it fucking gut wrenching and another about a survivor living in new york who is drawn to a queer woman she meets but too afraid to try to love [...]

  3. Elaine

    Women were writing Yiddish stories alongside Sholom Aleichem, Isaac Bashevis Singer and I.L Peretz both in Eastern Europe and New York s Lower East Side but very few were translated until many decades later This anthology, with stories from a dozen women writers including Yente Serdatsky Blume Lempe and Rachel Korn, reveals the inner lives of women from the shtetls to the sweatshops, cruel marriages and passionate love affairs, and women, young and old, trying to break free from a patriarchy and [...]

  4. Socket Klatzker

    So glad this book exists The marriage focus and melodramatic tone of the authors really gave me an idea of what life was like for the way ass brave writers of the few stories I read.

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