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Introduction

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Soviet Yiddish, especially various peculiarities of its lexicon, has attracted the attention of many scholars and writers. Books and periodicals published in the Soviet Union, coupled with immense ... More


Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Amelia M. Glaser (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595-1657), the Ukrainian Cossack leader who led the 1648 rebellion against Polish magnates, has been memorialized in Ukraine as a national hero and as the author of a fatal ... More


Voice and v: Lessons from Acehnese

Julie Anne Legate

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028141
eISBN:
9780262320559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028141.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Voice and v investigates the syntactic structure of voice, using Acehnese as the empirical starting point. A central claim is that voice is encoded in a functional projection, VoiceP, which is ... More


Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire

Agnia Grigas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300214505
eISBN:
9780300220766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214505.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Over the coming years the question on every Russia scholar’s, policymaker’s, and military strategist’s mind will be whether a resurgent Russia will seek additional territorial expansion in Eastern ... More


The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Tarik Cyril Amar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book reveals the local and transnational forces behind the twentieth-century transformation of one of East Central Europe's most important multiethnic borderland cities into a Soviet and ... More


The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the Jewish contribution to, and integration with, Ukrainian culture, focusing on five writers and poets of Jewish descent whose literary activities span the 1880s to the 1990s. ... More


Yiddish proletarian language

Gennady Estraikh

in Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184799
eISBN:
9780191674365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184799.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In the 1920s, Yiddish gained in the Soviet Union a functional diversity of usage which has no precedents in the history of the language. Correspondingly, the vocabulary of Yiddish was modernized to ... More


Khurbn-Forshung: History Writing as a Jewish Response to Catastrophe

Laura Jockusch

in Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter compares Jewish responses to the anti-Jewish violence of the early twentieth century to postwar efforts by survivors to document the Holocaust. Looking at victim testimony collection ... More


Introduction

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the Jewish contribution to Ukrainian culture. The book analyzes the works and careers of five Ukrainian poets of Jewish ... More


A Prayer for Ukraine: The Improbable Identity of Hryts'ko Kernerenko

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the works and identity of Hryts'ko Kernerenko, a Ukrainian poet of Jewish descent. It describes Kernerenko's attempts to integrate into Ukrainian culture and recreate the image ... More


Between Two Fires: The National-Communist Utopia of Ivan Kulyk

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the works and career of Ivan Kulyk, a Ukrainian poet of Jewish descent. It explains that Kulyk was one of the leaders of the Ukrainian cultural revival who sought to synthesize ... More


Being for the Victims: Leonid Pervomais'kyi's Ethical Responses to Violence

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the works and career of Leonid Pervomais'kyi, a Ukrainian poet of Jewish descent. It explains that he started his career as a Ukrainian-Jewish writer, later abandoned his Jewish ... More


Epilogue

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Jewish contributions to Ukrainian culture. It explains that the five Ukrainian poets of Jewish descent in this study—Hryts'ko Kernerenko, Ivan ... More


Interwar Nationalism, 1922–38

Myroslav Shkandrij

in Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300206289
eISBN:
9780300210743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206289.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter describes Ukraine's struggle for independence from 1917, as well as events that influenced the creation of an independent republic. The League of Nations had divided Ukraine into four ... More


Nationalist Literature between Myth And Modernism

Myroslav Shkandrij

in Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300206289
eISBN:
9780300210743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206289.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter deals with the work of Ukrainian writers. Many writers published their work outside Russia, focusing on the theme of a re-generated and a reborn society. The writers in the Organization ... More


A Messiah from Czernowitz: The Language and Faith of Moisei Fishbein

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

in The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making of the Ukrainian Jew

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300137316
eISBN:
9780300156072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137316.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the works and literary activity of Moisei Fishbein, a Ukrainian poet of Jewish descent. It suggests that Fishbein considered himself a Jewish Messiah coming to redeem Ukrainian ... More


The First Soviet Lviv, 1939–1941

Tarik Cyril Amar

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter addresses the first Soviet occupation of Lviv between the fall of 1939 and the summer of 1941. During the first Soviet occupation of Lviv, the conquering party-state was dealing with ... More


Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Myroslav Shkandrij

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300206289
eISBN:
9780300210743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206289.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Both celebrated and condemned, Ukrainian nationalism is one of the most controversial and vibrant topics in contemporary discussions of Eastern Europe. Perhaps today there is no more divisive and ... More


When Higher Education Pays Off: Education and Labor Market Entry in Ukraine

Michael Gebel and Irena Kogan

in Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the school-to-work transition and early career processes in Ukraine during the reform period. It provides interesting insights about the chances of youths to find work in a ... More


Heroes and Villains in the Historical Imagination: The Elusive Khmelnytsky

Taras Koznarsky

in Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This essay examines the stock repertory of heroic qualities assigned to Khmelnytsky in Ukrainian historical narratives of the first decades of the nineteenth century. Koznarsky argues that the cult ... More


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