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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Michael C. Steinlauf and Antony Polonsky


Scholarship on the civilization of Polish Jews has tended to focus on elite culture and canonical literature. This volume focuses on the less explored theme of Jewish popular culture and shows how it blossomed into a complex expression of Jewish life. In addition to a range of articles on the period before the Second World War, there are studies of the traces of this culture in the contemporary world. The volume aims to develop a fresh understanding of Polish Jewish civilization in all its richness and variety. Subjects discussed in depth include klezmorim and Jewish recorded music; the develo ... More

Keywords: Polish Jews, Jewish popular culture, Jewish life, Polish Jewish civilization, klezmorim, Yiddish popular press, Jewish theatre, inter-war Poland, Roman Vishniac, Sandomierz cathedral

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781874774730
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael C. Steinlauf, editor

Antony Polonsky, editor

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Part I Jewish Popular Culture in Poland and its Afterlife


Michael C. Steinlauf

Jewish Theatre in Poland

Michael C. Steinlauf

Part II Documents

Part III New Views

Part IV Reviews

A Missionary for History: Essays in Honor of Simon Dubnow

Kristi Groberg and Avraham Greenbaum (EDS.)

Paper Bridges: Selected Poems of Kadya Molodowsky

Kadya Molodowsky, translated, edited, and introduced by Kathryn Hellerstein

Party na Nalewkach

StanisŁaw Wielanek

Burning Questions a Film By

Mishael Porembski

Błogosławiony Bóg Izraela

Romuald Jakub Weksler-Waszkinel