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Sunday, 09 January

782. Yiddish in Life Narratives: Biography, Autobiography, Bildungsroman

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 304B, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Yiddish Literature

Presiding: Amelia Glaser, Univ. of California, San Diego

1. “Neither Bildung nor Roman: Dovid Bergelon’s Tsvishn Emigrantn and the Limits of Narrative Realism,” Marc Caplan, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD

2. “Yiddish in Jewish Autobiography,” Mark H. Gelber, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev

3. “Narration as Salvation in Israel Rabon’s The Street,” Miriam Udel, Emory Univ.

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