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Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl

The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology)

by Yekhezkel Kotik

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Published by Wayne State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Jewish studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Yiddish Prose,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Yiddish,
  • Poland,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Historical - General,
  • Jewish - General,
  • 19th century,
  • Russia,
  • 1847-1921,
  • Biography,
  • Jews,
  • Kotik, Yekhezkel,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Assaf (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9867963M
    ISBN 100814328040
    ISBN 109780814328040

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Originally published in Warsaw inthis beautifully written memoir offers a panoramic description of the author’s experiences growing up in Kamieniec Litewski, a Polish shtetl connected with many important events in the history of nineteenth-century Eastern European Jewry.

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Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik Yekhezkel Kotik, David Assaf Originally published in Warsaw inthis beautifully written memoir offers a panoramic description of the author's experiences growing up in Kamieniec Litewski, a Polish shtetl connected with many important Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl book in the history of.

Kotik's memoirs should contribute to a more thorough understanding of shtetl life in the second half of the nineteenth century.

In doing so, this book provides a welcome antidote to shtetl nostalgia and kitsch. KEN FRIEDEN Syracuse University 4 06 Reviews Kotik depicts many facets of everyday life in the nineteenth-century shtetl.

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Publication Date: April 9, Jerzy Tomaszewski, [Review on Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl], Kwartalnik Historii Zydów, 1 (), pp. Journey to a Ninetheenth Century Shtetl, memoirs of Yehezkel with an introduction and notes by David Assaf [ ]. Genre/Form: Electronic books Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Kotik, Yekhezkel, Journey to a nineteenth-century shtetl.

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3: An antecedent from a previous generation: Excerpt from Yekhezkel Kotik’s, “Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl,” (), trans. David Assaf. Yekhezkel Kotik () was born and raised in a well-off family in present-day Belarus. tory at Tel-Aviv University and a leading scholar of nineteenth-century Ha-sidism, is an extremely worthy successor to his path-breaking study of Rabbi Yisrael of Ruzhin, The Regal Way (), and his painstakingly researched edition of the memoirs of Yehezkel Kotik, published under the title Journey to a Nineteenth Century Shtetl ().

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Memories of the town are included in Yechezkel Kotik's memoir, published in English as Journey To a Nineteenth Century Shtetl: The Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik.

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Edited with an introduction and notes by David Assaf. Hardcover, pages. Published by Wayne State University Press, Detroit, in. The Pakn Treger Translation Issue is available on our site here (all pieces are linked below) or you can download it as an e-book to your Kindle, Nook, Kobo, or iPad.

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The most memorable shtetl memoir yet to come to my attention is Yekhezkel Kotik’s narrative, Journey to a Nineteenth Century Shtetl, originally published in Yiddish in and later in English translation. Like Zunser, Kotik had the remarkable ability, although three generations removed, of telling gripping handed-down stories about his.

This book is a collection of five short stories about Jews in Galicia by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, a well-known writer in the second half of the 19th century whose best known work is the novellaVenus in Furs (which is also the inspiration for the word masochism).Born and raised in Lemberg (Lviv) and the scion of Austrian and Ukrainian nobility, von Sacher-Masoch was an outspoken opponent of.

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Read Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl by David Assaf for free with a 30 day free trial. Read unlimited* books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The first annotated English edition of a classic early-twentieth-century Yiddish memoir that vividly describes Jewish life in a small Eastern European town.

David Assaf is Professor of Jewish History at Tel Aviv University. He is the editor of the English translation (from Yiddish) of Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: The Memoirs of Yechezkel Kotik and the compiler of Bratslav: An Annotated Bibliography.

The Golden Age Shtetl – A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe does much to re-instill a modicum of belief in said history, that, so far as the shtetl is concerned, is something of a lost (economic) paradise that reeked of colossal potential: ”this book brings the reader into the shtetl and the shtetl to the reader on a journey through.

(paraphrased from Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl) The name of the place derives from the word "kameny" which means "stony". The advantageous location of the castle, on the stony steep banks of the Lesnaya (Lesna) River was found by Aleksa, the prominent builder and architect in Volyn principality.

PDF The Soup Has Many Eyes: From Shtetl to Chicago--A Memoir of One Family's Journey Through.David Assaf, Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl: the Memoirs of Yekhezkel Kotik (Detroit, ), Faigy Grunfeld teaches English and history. She lives in Detroit, Michigan with her family.Journey to a Nineteenth-Century Shtetl The Memoirs of yekhezkel Kotik edited with an introduction and Notes by David Assaf “Assaf has added immeasurably to the historical value of this memoir.

A fine scholar, he places the memoir in its larger context and explains elements in the text that would otherwise baffle today’s reader.”.