Czernowitz


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Czernowitz

(ˈtʃɛrnovɪts)
n
(Placename) the German name for Chernovtsy
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At the 1908 Czernowitz Conference for the Yiddish Language, writers, teachers, and philosophers and linguists gathered together to fight the denigration of the Yiddish language.
As they recount in rich detail in Ghosts of Home, Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer took a voyage to Czernowitz with Hirsch's parents in 1998.
Gregor von Rezzori, the only son of a loveless marriage, entered the world at an unpropitious time1914and in an inauspicious placethe city formerly known as Czernowitz, capital of the region known as Bukovina, in the final days of the Hapsburg empire.
The return of Czernowitz: Urban affect, nostalgia, and the politics of place-making in a European Borderland City.
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Merchants came to us even from Czernowitz, and other places where they didn't speak Yiddish."
Hirsch is best known for the conceptualization of postmemory, which she first introduced in the early 1990s and developed further in subsequent studies such as Family Frames: Photography, Narrative and Postmemory (1997) and Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory (2010).
Celan, born Paul Antschel, came from the largely Jewish, German-speaking city of Czernowitz in Romania.