|Statement||by Janet Hadda.|
|Series||Twayne"s world authors series ; TWAS 566 : Yiddish|
|LC Classifications||PJ5129.G535 Z73|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||197 p. :|
|Number of Pages||197|
|LC Control Number||79021660|
Emil and Karl [yankev-glatshteyn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vienna, Two boys, one Jewish, one not, fend for themselves after their parents are taken away by . It is also a taut, gripping, page-turner of the first order. Originally written in Yiddish, Emil and Karl is one of the most accomplished works of children's literature in this language, and the only book for young readers by Yankev Glatshteyn, a major American Yiddish poet, novelist, and essayist. Yankev Glatshteyn was born in Lublin, Poland in He was one of the major figures in the burgeoning Yiddish literary scene in New York City during the first half of the twentieth century, and a leading voice in early literary responses to the Holocaust. An absolutely fascinating book.’. This is a unique work. It is one of the first books written for young readers describing the early days of the event that has since come to be known as the Holocaust. Originally written in Yiddish in , it is one of the most accomplished works of children's literature in this language. It is also the only book for young readers by Glatshteyn, a major American Yiddish poet, novelist, and /5(4).
Yankev Glatshteyn, Author, Jeffrey Shandler, Translator, trans. from the Yiddish by Jeffrey Shandler. Roaring Brook/Porter $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Written in , this. Yankev Glatshteyn incorporates real events that took place during this time period, that will leave you heartbroken. He takes his time describing these real-world events, giving the reader a solid understandin This book shows the lives of two fictional boys, Emil and Karl/5(81). Glatshteyn became one of the most important representatives of this group and coeditor of its journal In zikh, in which he published poetry, articles, and essays. In his first book of poems appeared: Yankev glatshteyn (New York: Kultur), 80 pp., which established his place at the center of modern Yiddish poetry. His poems were. Yankev Glatshteyn () was born in Lublin, Poland. He grew up speaking Yiddish, which was the first language for millions of Jews in both America and Europe. When he he emigrated to the USA and studied law but became a writer instead of a lawyer.
Emil and Karl [Yankev Glatshteyn, Jeffrey Shandler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yankev Glatshteyn; Translated by Jeffrey Shandler. Born in Lublin, Poland, Yankev Glatshteyn () was one of the major figures in the burgeoning Yiddish literary scene in New York City during the first half of the last century. Jeffrey Shandler (translator) is an associate professor in the Department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers by: 1. Yankev Glatshteyn had seen life under the Nazis, and his book chillingly anticipates the Holocaust that was about to unfold. What people are saying - Write a review. EMIL AND KARL1/5(1). Emil and Karl [Yankev Glatshteyn, Humphrey Bower] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vienna, Two boys, one Jewish, one not, fend for themselves after their parents are taken away by the Nazis. Emil and Karl.