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Adam Zachary Newton

Yeshiva University

Adam Zachary Newton is the author of five books: Narrative Ethics; Facing Black and Jew: Literature as Public Space in Twentieth-Century America; The Fence and the Neighbor; The Elsewhere: On Belonging at a Near Distance; and To Make the Hands Impure: Art, Ethical Adventure, the Difficult and the Holy. His forthcoming project is entitled Jewish Studies as Counterlife: A Report to the Academy. He has held positions as the Blumberg Centennial Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin, and University Professor, Stanton Chair in Literature and Humanities at Yeshiva University. In 2017, he will serve as the Distinguished Visiting Professor at Emory University's Fox Institute for Humanistic Inquiry.

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Af der shvel un in der fremd: A feuilleton on Yiddish, Race, and the American Literary Imagination

Adam Zachary Newton

Adam Zachary Newton examines the American Jewish literary impulse to claim both whiteness and alienation while identifying with Black Americans.

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