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The Resource Call it English : the languages of Jewish American literature, Hana Wirth-Nesher

Call it English : the languages of Jewish American literature, Hana Wirth-Nesher

Label
Call it English : the languages of Jewish American literature
Title
Call it English
Title remainder
the languages of Jewish American literature
Statement of responsibility
Hana Wirth-Nesher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Call It English identifies the distinctive voice of Jewish American literature by recovering the multilingual Jewish culture that Jews brought to the United States in their creative encounter with English. In transnational readings of works from the late-nineteenth century to the present by both immigrant and postimmigrant generations, Hana Wirth-Nesher traces the evolution of Yiddish and Hebrew in modern Jewish American prose writing through dialect and accent, cross-cultural translations, and bilingual wordplay. Call It English tells a story of preoccupation with pronunciation, diction, trans
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wirth-Nesher, Hana
Dewey number
810.98924
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.J4
LC item number
W57 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature
  • Jews
  • Judaism and literature
  • Language and languages in literature
  • Jews
  • Multilingualism
  • Bilingualism
  • Jews in literature
  • United States
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Bilingualism
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) in literature
  • Jews in literature
  • Jews
  • Jews
  • Judaism and literature
  • Language and languages in literature
  • Literature
  • Multilingualism
  • United States
Label
Call it English : the languages of Jewish American literature, Hana Wirth-Nesher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; CHAPTER 1: Accent Marks: Writing and Pronouncing Jewish America; CHAPTER 2: "I like to shpeak plain, shee? Dot'sh a kin' a man I am!"; CHAPTER 3: "I learned at least to think in English without an accent"; CHAPTER 4: "Christ, it's a Kid!"--Chad Godya.; CHAPTER 5: "Here I am!"--Hineni; CHAPTER 6: "Aloud she uttered it"-- (omitted) --Hashem; CHAPTER 7: Sounding Letters; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
715154070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829538
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttxz33
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715154070
Label
Call it English : the languages of Jewish American literature, Hana Wirth-Nesher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; CHAPTER 1: Accent Marks: Writing and Pronouncing Jewish America; CHAPTER 2: "I like to shpeak plain, shee? Dot'sh a kin' a man I am!"; CHAPTER 3: "I learned at least to think in English without an accent"; CHAPTER 4: "Christ, it's a Kid!"--Chad Godya.; CHAPTER 5: "Here I am!"--Hineni; CHAPTER 6: "Aloud she uttered it"-- (omitted) --Hashem; CHAPTER 7: Sounding Letters; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
715154070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829538
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttxz33
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)715154070

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