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Glikl och Esther i liv och dikt

Ceplitis, Inga-Lill LU (2013) YIDK01 20131
Yiddish
Abstract (Swedish)
Abstract
The aim of my paper is to highlight on two works of woman –writers in yiddish literature, The memoirs of Glikl Hamel (1645-1741) and the lightly disguised auto-biographical novel, Deborah, by Esther Singer-Kreitman (1891-1954).The paper also describes the growth of the writers in strictly religious, Jewish families, Glikl´s in Germany, Esther´s in Poland.
Personal crisis were starting-point for their writing, for Glikl the death of her husband, for Esther an arranged, unsuccessful marriage. Glikl wrote for her children about generations of their family. Yikhes, ancestry, were important to Jews. The memoirs also documented contemporary cultural, social and historical cases. Esther´s marriage brought her to a new life in Antwerp... (More)
Abstract
The aim of my paper is to highlight on two works of woman –writers in yiddish literature, The memoirs of Glikl Hamel (1645-1741) and the lightly disguised auto-biographical novel, Deborah, by Esther Singer-Kreitman (1891-1954).The paper also describes the growth of the writers in strictly religious, Jewish families, Glikl´s in Germany, Esther´s in Poland.
Personal crisis were starting-point for their writing, for Glikl the death of her husband, for Esther an arranged, unsuccessful marriage. Glikl wrote for her children about generations of their family. Yikhes, ancestry, were important to Jews. The memoirs also documented contemporary cultural, social and historical cases. Esther´s marriage brought her to a new life in Antwerp and with the outbreak of the World War I to London.
The content of their literary works was personal but reflected firm structures of Jewish life, such as superiority of men to women, sons to daughters, Hebrew to Yiddish. Esther became involved in this. Above all ashkenazi women, especially intellectual, needed education and cultural and political consciousness.
To my help with the paper there are several interesting sources. Look at the list of references! (Less)
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author
Ceplitis, Inga-Lill LU
supervisor
organization
course
YIDK01 20131
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Jewish women in literature, Yiddisch literature, Ashkenazim, Autobiographical fiction, Poland
language
Swedish
id
4173458
date added to LUP
2013-11-21 11:55:47
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2013-11-21 11:55:47
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  abstract     = {Abstract
The aim of my paper is to highlight on two works of woman –writers in yiddish literature, The memoirs of Glikl Hamel (1645-1741) and the lightly disguised auto-biographical novel, Deborah, by Esther Singer-Kreitman (1891-1954).The paper also describes the growth of the writers in strictly religious, Jewish families, Glikl´s in Germany, Esther´s in Poland.
Personal crisis were starting-point for their writing, for Glikl the death of her husband, for Esther an arranged, unsuccessful marriage. Glikl wrote for her children about generations of their family. Yikhes, ancestry, were important to Jews. The memoirs also documented contemporary cultural, social and historical cases. Esther´s marriage brought her to a new life in Antwerp and with the outbreak of the World War I to London.
The content of their literary works was personal but reflected firm structures of Jewish life, such as superiority of men to women, sons to daughters, Hebrew to Yiddish. Esther became involved in this. Above all ashkenazi women, especially intellectual, needed education and cultural and political consciousness.
To my help with the paper there are several interesting sources. Look at the list of references!},
  author       = {Ceplitis, Inga-Lill},
  keyword      = {Jewish women in literature,Yiddisch literature,Ashkenazim,Autobiographical fiction,Poland},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Glikl och Esther i liv och dikt},
  year         = {2013},
}