Write a critical summary of the introduction to Shmerke Kaczerginsky’s Dos gezang fun vilner geto (Paris: Verband fun di Vilner in Frankreich, 1947). Your answer should contextualise Kaczerginski’s work within the broader phenomenon of zamler-kultur in the immediate aftermath of the Holocaust.
Text for Q8 is available in Appendix 3 of the Module Handbook, along with N. Feynshteyn’s useful editorial preface, and a vocabulary list to help you read it.
The full text of this collection is also available on Blackboard and from the Yiddish Book Center’s Steven Spielberg Library here
additional vocabulary (follow this link for a pdf file with additional information about the Feynshteyn and Kaczerginski texts)
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