Fixing Tradition: Joseph W. Yoder, Amish American

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Pandora Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 280 pages
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This book follows the life and times of Joseph W. Yoder (1872-1956), author of Rosanna of the Amish and a musician. Yoder came of age during an era of great possibility in America. His journey--from an isolated, Pennsylvania religious subculture to the world and back--is a heroic quest, fraught with conflicts, misunderstandings, and reversals of intention.

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Kasdorf (The Body and the Book: Writing from a Mennonite Life) here examines the life and writings of J.W. Yoder (1872-1956), a controversial and complex Amish author and educator. Yoder's popular ... Read full review

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Foreword by Marlene Epp
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Introduction
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TwoLanguage Child
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A former resident of Brooklyn, Julia Spicher Kasdorf is an associate professor of English at Penn State University. She is the author of two collections of poetry, "Eve's Striptease" and "Sleeping Preacher", and a collection of essays, "The Body and the Book: Writing from a Mennonite Life".

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