In the Demon's Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern by Jeremy DauberIn the Demon's Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern by Jeremy Dauber

In the Demon's Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern

byJeremy Dauber

Hardcover | December 14, 2010

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This important study is the first to offer a sustained look at a variety of early modern Yiddish masterworks—and their writers and readers—paying particular attention to their treatment of supernatural themes and beings.

Jeremy Dauber is the Atran Associate Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University and the director of Columbia’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies.
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Title:In the Demon's Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early ModernFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 1.13 inPublished:December 14, 2010Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300141750

ISBN - 13:9780300141757

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"Utterly original . . . Dauber's rehabilitation of Old Yiddish Literature, his attempt to rescue it from the German and Italian ghettos, is something markedly new.  If you love to be shepherded through exotic realms, if you are excited by big ideas, this is the book for you."—David Roskies, Jewish Theological Seminary