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Modern Ladino culture [electronic resource] : press, belles lettres, and theatre in the late Ottoman Empire / Olga Borovaya.

Author/Creator:
Borovai͡a, O. V. (Olʹga Volʹfovna)
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (297 p.)
Series:
Indiana series in Sephardi and Mizrahi studies.
Indiana series in Sephardi and Mizrahi studies
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Subjects:
Jews -- Turkey -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Jews -- Turkey -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Ladino literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Ladino literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Ladino newspapers -- Turkey.
Jewish newspapers -- Turkey.
Jewish theater -- Turkey -- History.
Turkey -- Ethnic relations.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Olga Borovaya explores the emergence and expansion of print culture in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish), the mother tongue of the Sephardic Jews of the Ottoman Empire, in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries. She provides the first comprehensive study of the three major forms of Ladino literary production-the press, belles lettres, and theater-as a single cultural phenomenon. The product of meticulous research and innovative methodology, Modern Ladino Culture offers a new perspective on the history of the Ladino press, a novel approach to the study of belles lettres in Ladino and thei
Contents:
Introduction
The press. The emergence of modern cultural production in Ladino: the Sephardi press
The press in Salonica: a case study
Belles lettres. The serialized novel as rewriting
Ladino fiction: case studies
Theater. Sephardi theater: project and practice
Ladino drama: case studies
Conclusion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-280-12438-5
9786613528247
0-253-00556-6
OCLC:
769266002