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The Amsterdam 1711 edition of the Tsene Rene is a particularly interesting because it contains prefaces that include allusions to and discussions of Yiddish texts and book production, the roles of publishers and the envisaged demands of readers. It enables us to determine and evaluate the status of books with the early modern Ashkenazi culture.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • Preface to the 1711 edition of Tsene Rene

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Event Website

http://wesscholar.wesleyan.edu/emw/emw2009/

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Shlomo Berger's presentation at EMW 2009 is also available on iTunesU in the Early Modern Workshop track.

Start Date

24-8-2009 10:00 AM

Location

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University

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Aug 24th, 10:00 AM

A publisher in service of his readers: prefaces to Amsterdam 1711 edition of the Tsene Rene

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University

The Amsterdam 1711 edition of the Tsene Rene is a particularly interesting because it contains prefaces that include allusions to and discussions of Yiddish texts and book production, the roles of publishers and the envisaged demands of readers. It enables us to determine and evaluate the status of books with the early modern Ashkenazi culture.

This presentation is for the following text(s):

  • Preface to the 1711 edition of Tsene Rene

Click here to view the video.

http://fordham.bepress.com/emw/emw2009/emw2009/4