Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire
By (author) Jeffrey Veidlinger
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Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire by Jeffrey Veidlinger
Book DescriptionIn the midst of the violent, revolutionary turmoil that accompanied the last decade of tsarist rule in the Russian Empire, many Jews came to reject what they regarded as the apocalyptic and utopian prophecies of political dreamers and religious fanatics, preferring instead to focus on the promotion of cultural development in the present. Jewish Public Culture in the Late Russian Empire examines the cultural identities that Jews were creating and disseminating through voluntary associations such as libraries, drama circles, literary clubs, historical societies, and even fire brigades. Jeffrey Veidlinger explores the venues in which prominent cultural figures-including Sholem Aleichem, Mendele Moykher Sforim, and Simon Dubnov-interacted with the general Jewish public, encouraging Jewish expression within Russia's multicultural society. By highlighting the cultural experiences shared by Jews of diverse social backgrounds-from seamstresses to parliamentarians-and in disparate geographic locales-from Ukrainian shtetls to Polish metropolises-the book revises traditional views of Jewish society in the late Russian Empire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253220585
(5983mm x 3971mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jeffrey Veidlinger
Going to the People, Paperback (February 2016)
Selected papers presented at a conference held at Indiana University in February 2013.
Moscow State Yiddish Theater, Paperback (September 2006)» View all books by Jeffrey Veidlinger
Drawing from available archives, this book uses the dramatic story of the Moscow State Yiddish Theater, the premiere secular Jewish cultural institution of the Soviet era, to demonstrate how Jewish writers and artists were able to promote Jewish national culture within the confines of Soviet nationality policies.
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Author Biography - Jeffrey Veidlinger
Jeffrey Veidlinger is Associate Professor of History, Alvin H. Rosenfeld Chair in Jewish Studies, and Associate Director of the Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University Bloomington. He is author of The Moscow State Yiddish Theater: Jewish Culture on the Soviet Stage (IUP, 2001) and co-director of the Archive of Historical and Ethnographic Yiddish Memories.
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