EVENT: Adventures In Yiddish Storytelling And Their Consequences with award-winning author, Dara Horn (Wednesday, December 7, 12:00PM on Zoom)

Join Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies & The Naomi Foundation for The Naomi Prawer Kadar Annual Memorial Lecture with award-winning author, Dara Horn. 

Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PI6880u0TuOgbgtQhFKvhw

Author: 
Naomi Brenner
Reviewer: 
Itay Zutra

Zutra on Brenner, 'Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact'

Naomi Brenner. Lingering Bilingualism: Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Contact. Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, and Art Series. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8156-3409-6; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3423-2.

Reviewed by Itay Zutra (University of Manitoba) Published on H-Judaic (October, 2019) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Author: 
Szonja Ráhel Komoróczy
Reviewer: 
Zachary M. Baker

Baker on Komoróczy, 'Yiddish Printing in Hungary: An Annotated Bibliography'

Szonja Ráhel Komoróczy. Yiddish Printing in Hungary: An Annotated Bibliography. Budapest: Center for Jewish Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2011. 355 pp. ISBN 978-963-87162-4-8.

Reviewed by Zachary M. Baker (Stanford University Libraries) Published on H-Judaic (July, 2013) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

On the Margins of Yiddishland

Author: 
Allison Schachter
Reviewer: 
Marc Caplan

Caplan on Schachter, 'Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century'

Allison Schachter. Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. x + 198 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-981263-9.

Reviewed by Marc Caplan (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Judaic (November, 2012) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

At Home in the Diaspora

Author: 
Marc Caplan
Reviewer: 
Itay Zutra

Zutra on Caplan, 'How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms'

Marc Caplan. How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. xiv + 342 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7476-5.

Reviewed by Itay Zutra (University of Manitoba) Published on H-Judaic (January, 2013) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Author: 
Harriet Murav
Reviewer: 
Jarrod Tanny

Tanny on Murav, 'Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia'

Harriet Murav. Music from a Speeding Train: Jewish Literature in Post-Revolution Russia. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. 416 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-7443-7.

Reviewed by Jarrod Tanny (University of North Carolina at Wilmington) Published on H-Judaic (March, 2012) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

The (Soviet) People of the (Soviet) Book

Author: 
Dan Miron
Reviewer: 
Itay Zutra

Zutra on Miron, 'From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking'

Dan Miron. From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. 560 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-6200-7.

Reviewed by Itay Zutra (Yeshiva University and YIVO) Published on H-Judaic (November, 2011) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Continuity, Contiguity, and the Modern Jewish Literary Complex

Author: 
Jeremy Asher Dauber
Reviewer: 
Zelda Kahan Newman

Kahan Newman on Dauber, 'In the Demon's Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern'

Jeremy Asher Dauber. In the Demon's Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. x + 399 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-14175-7.

Reviewed by Zelda Kahan Newman (Lehman College) Published on H-Judaic (September, 2011) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

The Supernatural Reconsidered

Author: 
Jordan D. Finkin
Reviewer: 
Asya Vaisman

Vaisman on Finkin, 'A Rhetorical Conversation: Jewish Discourse in Modern Yiddish Literature'

Jordan D. Finkin. A Rhetorical Conversation: Jewish Discourse in Modern Yiddish Literature. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. x + 202 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-03630-4.

Reviewed by Asya Vaisman (Indiana University) Published on H-Judaic (August, 2011) Commissioned by Jason Kalman

Associations, Analogies, and Allusions

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