The Yiddish Hobbit
Here are the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, translated into Mame-loshn. Translator Barry Goldstein is on the editorial board of the recent Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary (Indiana University Press), and his translation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic is the only Yiddish translation to be approved by the Tolkien Estate. You can find Der Hobit through Harvard Book Store's Print-On-Demand service. This is Middle-earth as you've never seen it!
'One of the best things I've ordered on the Internet recently is [Goldstein's] Yiddish translation of The Hobbit.' - Ezra Glinter, The Paris Review
'Goldstein remains committed to ensuring that his own favorites make their way into Yiddish.' - Natalie Schachar, Tablet Magazine
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ot hot ir di avantures fun Bilbo Bagins, ibergezetst af mame-loshn. der iberzetser, Berish Goldshteyn, iz a mit-redaktor funem nayem Arumnemik Yidish-English Verterbukh (Indiana-Universitet Farlag), un zayn iberzetsung fun Dzhey. R. R. Tolkins klasish verk iz di eyntsike yidishe iberzetsung mitn derloybenish fun der Tolkin-Yerushe. ir kent gefinen Der Hobit durkh dem Harvard Bikherkroms druk-af-bashtelung badinung. ot zet ir Dem Mitl-Erd vi keyn mol frier nit gezen!
'eyne fun di beste zakhn vos ikh hob anumlt bashtelt af der internets iz [Goldshteyns] iberzetsung af yidish fun Der Hobit.' – Ezra Glinter, Di Parizer Retsenzye
'Goldshteyn iz zikh miskhayev az di eygene balibte verk zoln zikh gefinen af yidish.' – Natalye Shakhar, Tovl-Zhurnal
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