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54. Yiddish Connections in Modern Poetry

Thursday, 9 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Ohio, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Kathryn Ann Hellerstein, Univ. of Pennsylvania

1. "Leyb Naydus Performing Pushkin," Sara Feldman, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2. "Broken Pieces; or, Kaleidoscopic Modernism: Berish Weinstein and Witnessing a Fractured World," Liati Mayk-Hai, Jewish Theological Seminary

3. "'Double Exposures': Poetics of Resistance and Integration in the Works of Louis Zukofsky and Mikhl Likht," Ariel Resnikoff, Univ. of Oxford

4. "'A kenigraykh far a zits!': The Subway in American Yiddish Poetry," Joshua Price, Columbia Univ.


  • General Literature – Poetry

  • Other Literatures – Jewish

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