Mamme Dear: A Turn-of-the-Century Collection of Model Yiddish Letters
- Publish Date: 1997-08-01
- Binding: Hardcover
Letter-writing manuals were once popularly used in Europe to help people construct socially appropriate correspondence. By reading the model letters today, we can learn about the culture and concerns of the people who once used them. This volume contains a critical study of the manual as well as examples of actual model letters in the original Yiddish and English translations.