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333. Modernism and International Language: Esperanto, Yiddish, and Translatese

Wednesday, 6 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., University, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Eric R. J. Hayot, Penn State Univ., University Park

1. "Esperantic Modernism and the Babel of Human Rights," Nico Israel, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York

2. "Yiddish Internationalism and the Poetics of Diaspora," Allison Schachter, Vanderbilt Univ.

3. "Translatese: Modernism after World Literature," Rebecca L. Walkowitz, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick


  • General Literature – Translation

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth Century

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