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YIVO Institute for Jewish Research » Max Weinreich Center » Classes, Lectures and Seminars » October 28-December 2, 2014

Modernism and the Yiddish Imagination
October 28-December 2, 2014


Instructor: Gennady Estraikh
Six Tuesdays, October 28-December 2, 2014 | 6:30-8:30pm

Registration opens soon.

YIVO Members $225 (Join today for $54!) | Non-Members $300

Contact: jyoung@yivo.cjh.org | (917) 606-8290

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This course will present a selection of Yiddish novels and short prose in recent English translation, including the work of Lamed Shapiro, Moyshe Kulbak, David Bergelson, Der Nister, Kadia Molodowsky, and Tsvi Eisenman. Class discussions will cover literary analysis, socialist realism, the role of women, and the political, social, and cultural alignments of Yiddish writers and their artistic communities.
Venue: YIVO Institute at the Center for Jewish History  |  15 West 16th Street - NYC   view map

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