AN ODE TO SALONIKA  The Ladino Verses of Bouena Sarfatty

by Renee Levine Melammed


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This is a good collection of coplas written by a Sephardic Jewish woman from Salonika who saw the changes effected in the city by the forces of Westernization and Modernization. Eventually the city was destroyed along with the Jewish community by the Nazis. The coplas are a traditional Sephardic poetic genre. They bring to life a world destroyed by the war.

Product Details

Hardcover 308 pages
Publisher University of Indiana Press; (Bloomington)
Published 2013
Condition New


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