A Yiddish Genius in Anglicizing America
Yiddish writers took off in America at the beginning of the 20th century and continued developing their talent even as their readers joined the English mainstream. Ruth Wisse (Harvard University) explores how Yiddish writer Jacob Glatstein wrestled with the decline in his readership through his work.
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Event Category: Lecture
When: March 4, 2014
Where: Center for Jewish History
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