Image Not Available

50 LIDER : A MATONE DI KINDER FUN DI IDISHE SHULN : AROYSGEGEBN LEKOVED [DEM MEHABERS] FUFTSIK YORIKN YUBILEY.

Reisen, Abraham, 1876-1953.

Published by New York: Matones Ba Der Sholem Aleykhem Folk Institut, 1926
Hardcover
Buy Used
Price: US$ 275.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 0.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

Offered By

Dan Wyman Books, LLC
Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

3-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since October 31, 2011

About this Item

(FT) Original illustrated boards, 4to. , [46] pages. First edition. Brightly colored illustrations on every page. In Yiddish. 50 Poems: A Gift to the Children of the Yidish Schools, published in honor of the Author’s fiftieth birthday. SUBJECT(S) : Children's poetry, Yiddish. Children's songs, Yiddish -- Texts. Other Titles: Fuftsik lider. Avrom Reyzn; 1876–1953, was a "Yiddish poet, short-story writer, playwright, and editor. Born in Koidanovo, Russia (now Dzyarzhynsk, Belarus) , Reisen was the son of the Hebrew and Yiddish poet Kalman Reisen (1848–1921) and the brother of the poet, short-story writer, and translator Sarah (Sore) Reisen (1884–1974) and the celebrated philologist Zalman Rejzen (1887–1941) . While he was still a teenager, his talent was recognized by Shalom Aleichem and I. L. Peretz , who arranged for the publication of his earliest poems. After some years in Minsk, Warsaw, Cracow, and Berlin, he settled permanently in New York in 1914. Influenced by Heinrich Heine , whom he translated into Yiddish, he was one of the first Yiddish poets to make use of folksong material. His poetry, though mostly written in conventional quatrains, is suffused by a refined sensibility that adumbrates the writing of Di Yunge . In contrast to the verse of the "sweatshop" generation, such as Morris Vinchevsky or Morris Rosenfeld , his work is characterized by a certain understated Romanticism and melancholy irony. Reisen shared the preoccupation with poverty and social problems manifested by his predecessors, but he entirely eschews their propagandistic rhetoric. Nonetheless, while most of his poetry is softly lyrical, a proportion has sufficiently social-critical implications to have been sung at clandestine workers' meetings in the forests. Many of his poems were set to music and became a standard part of Yiddish folk culture (Denman, EJ, 2011) . Wear and staining to covers, spine bumped . All original spine and binding. Good condition. (YIDCHI-5-3A). Bookseller Inventory # 29837

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: 50 LIDER : A MATONE DI KINDER FUN DI IDISHE ...

Publisher: New York: Matones Ba Der Sholem Aleykhem Folk Institut

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

Dan Wyman Books is the largest Jewish Antiquarian bookstore in New York, and a leading dealer worldwide. Please stop by when you are in town. Open by appointment most days, but closed on Jewish Holidays. Please visit our homepage at www.DanWymanBooks.com Please contact us with your needs or if you have books to sell. We consistently out-bid our competitors and we make housecalls to buy books!

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Receive free of charge our monthly book list of unusual out-of-print Jewish,
titles in your e-mail box--days before they are posted on line. E-mail us for
details (no purchase necessary).

All titles are 100% returnable for any reason. U.S. Shipping is free. We accept
payment by check or major credit card (MC/VISA, AMEX, Discover), PayPal or Cash.
Please call or e-mail to hold an item. We reciprocate standard trade terms.

Dan Wyman Books, LLC.
1250 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11237
dan@danwy...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer