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An Ode to Salonika: The Ladino Verses of Bouena Sarfatty by Renée Levine Melammed PDF

By Renée Levine Melammed

ISBN-10: 0253006813

ISBN-13: 9780253006813

Through the poetry of Bouena Sarfatty (1916-1997), An Ode to Salonika sketches the lifestyles and loss of life of the Sephardi Jewish group that when flourished during this Greek crossroads urban. A resident of Salonika who survived the Holocaust as a partisan and later settled in Canada, Sarfatty preserved the traditions and stories of this varied and thriving Sephardi neighborhood in a few 500 Ladino poems often called coplas. The coplas additionally describe the traumas the group confronted below German profession sooner than the Nazis deported its Jewish citizens to Auschwitz. The coplas in Ladino and in Renée Levine Melammed's English translation are framed by means of chapters that hint the background of the Sephardi group in Salonika and supply context for the poems. This detailed and relocating resource offers an extraordinary entrée right into a as soon as brilliant global now lost.

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