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Mamme Dear: A Turn-of-the-Century Collection of Model Yiddish Letters
     

Mamme Dear: A Turn-of-the-Century Collection of Model Yiddish Letters

by Lewis Glinert (Introduction)
 

Letter-writing manuals were once popularly used in Europe to help people construct socially appropriate correspondence. By reading the model letters today, we can learn about the culture and concerns of the people who once used them. This volume contains a critical study of the manual as well as examples of actual model letters in the original Yiddish and English

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Letter-writing manuals were once popularly used in Europe to help people construct socially appropriate correspondence. By reading the model letters today, we can learn about the culture and concerns of the people who once used them. This volume contains a critical study of the manual as well as examples of actual model letters in the original Yiddish and English translations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765759825
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.83(d)

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