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Shtern oyfn dakh
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Title of the first volume of poems by Itzik Manger (1901–1969) published in Bucharest in 1929, which combines aspects of Yiddish and general European culture in a modernist synthesis, staging of the local. Manger’s work is characterized by an innovative approach to topics from Jewish tradition. He would often de-nationalize their content, transferring them into a universal kind of symbolism. Thus his work corresponded t…

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Gal-Ed, Efrat, “Shtern oyfn dakh”, 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 08 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0807>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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