The Resource An ode to Salonika : the Ladino verses of Bouena Sarfatty, Renée Levine Melammed, (ebook)

An ode to Salonika : the Ladino verses of Bouena Sarfatty, Renée Levine Melammed, (ebook)

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An ode to Salonika : the Ladino verses of Bouena Sarfatty
Title
An ode to Salonika
Title remainder
the Ladino verses of Bouena Sarfatty
Statement of responsibility
Renée Levine Melammed
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Language
eng
Summary
Through the poetry of Bouena Sarfatty (1916-1997), An Ode to Salonika sketches the life and demise of the Sephardi Jewish community that once flourished in this Greek crossroads city. A resident of Salonika who survived the Holocaust as a partisan and later settled in Canada, Sarfatty preserved the traditions and memories of this diverse and thriving Sephardi community in some 500 Ladino poems known as coplas. The coplas also describe the traumas the community faced under German occupation before the Nazis deported its Jewish residents to Auschwitz. The coplas in Ladino and in Renee Levine Melammed's English translation are framed by chapters that trace the history of the Sephardi community in Salonika and provide context for the poems. This unique and moving source provides a rare entree into a once vibrant world now lost
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Midwest
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Melammed, Renée Levine
Dewey number
861/.62
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Ladino poetry
  • Coplas
  • Jews
  • Jewish women
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Greece
  • Thessalonikē (Greece)
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adult
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An ode to Salonika : the Ladino verses of Bouena Sarfatty, Renée Levine Melammed, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780253007094
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11529061
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remote
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11529061
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MWT11529061
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An ode to Salonika : the Ladino verses of Bouena Sarfatty, Renée Levine Melammed, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253007094
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11529061
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11529061
System control number
MWT11529061
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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