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No Star Too Beautiful: Yiddish Stories from 1382 to the Present
First developed and written in medieval Germany, Yiddish eventually became the everyday speech of Jews all over Europe and later globally. Yiddish was a hybrid language crafted from German, mixed with Hebrew, Judeo-Aramaic, and blended with Italian and French as well as the Slavic languages. It gave rise to a literature that reflected not only Jewish life but also the cult ...more
Paperback, 710 pages
Published October 17th 2004 by W. W. Norton & Company
(first published 2002)
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