Author:Buhle, Paul; Pekar, Harvey Editors with Hershl Hartman

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Yiddishkeit

By: Buhle, Paul; Pekar, Harvey Editors with Hershl Hartman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Abrams Comicarts: 2011

Edition: First

Seller ID: 8161

ISBN: 0810997495

Condition: New


New York: Abrams Comicarts, 2011. First printing. New/new. Yiddish is everywhere. We hear words like "nosh," "schlep," and "schmutz "all the time, but how did these words come to pepper American English? In "Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular and the New Land," Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from medieval Europe to the tenements of New York's Lower East Side. This comics anthology contains original stories by notable writers and artists such as Barry Deutsch, Peter Kuper, Spain Rodriguez, and Sharon Rudahl. Through illustrations, comic... View more info