WEEKEND PROGRAM | Between Fantasy and Reality: The Writings of Der Nister

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Yiddish Book Center
1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
United States

With Professor Mikhail Krutikov

womens writers


Questions? Contact Education Program Assistant Margaret Frothingham at education@yiddishbookcenter.org or 413-256-4900, ext. 152.

Writing in a variety of styles and genres ranging from midrash to modernist poetry and prose, women confronted the changes wrought by modernization and immigration. We will consider the ways in which modernity was embraced, questioned, and distanced in these writings.

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