Two worlds: an Edinburgh Jewish childhood.
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Published by Sussex University Press, Distributed by Chatto and Windus in Sussex, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Edinburgh (Scotland),
  • Scotland,
  • Edinburgh.

Subjects:

  • Daiches, David, 1912- -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Daiches, David, 1912- -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.,
  • Literary historians -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Jewish families -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.,
  • Jews -- Scotland -- Biography.,
  • Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR29.D3 A3 1971, PR55 A3 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 152 p.
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5336070M
ISBN 100856210013
LC Control Number72189385

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David Daiches was a Scottish scholar, author, and literary critic. Some of his works include The Novel and the Modern World, Two Worlds: An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood, and Sir Walter Scott and His World. His writing often focused on Scottish culture and literature, and English literature. He was born on September 2, , in Sunderland. Early life. He was born in Sunderland, into a Jewish family with a Lithuanian background—the subject of his memoir, Two Worlds: An Edinburgh Jewish pandudesign.com moved to Edinburgh while still a young child, about the end of World War I, where his father, Rev. Dr. Salis Daiches was rabbi to Edinburgh's Jewish community, and founder of the city's branch of B'nai pandudesign.comality: Scottish. Recently, as Scotland’s independence vote began to loom large in the media, someone asked me if I had ever heard of Scots Yiddish. “I canna say that I have,” I answered, only to be told that there was an entire chapter on the subject in David Daiches’s autobiographical “Two Worlds: An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood.” Scots Yiddish? Two Worlds. An Edinburgh Jewish Childhood. London: Macmillan Company, Trade format. Green paper wrappers with paper label. (paperback). First edition. Early proof copy in wrappers. Good with tears and chips to spine, front wrapper partly detached, nick to label. More.