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

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Description: 1 online resource (xv, 224 pages)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Princeton University Press, 2009.

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Citation: Wirth-Nesher, Hana. "Call it English : the languages of Jewish American literature." Princeton, N.J. ; Princeton University Press, 2009.
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520 . ‡aCall 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.
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