Di Yunge
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The term Di Yunge (Yidd.; the young ones) was adopted by a group of young American-Yiddish writers toward the end of the 1900s. The name may be derived from Yugent, the title of a literary anthology published in 1907, with which some of the more active members of the group distinguished themselves by a first important publication. It expressed the self-understanding of the authors, who wished to distinguish themselves…

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Miron, Dan, “Di Yunge”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 18 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0176>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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