Chana Kronfeld is Professor of Hebrew, Yiddish and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of On the Margins of Modernism: Decentering Literary Dynamics (MLA Scaglione Prize) and of essays on the Yiddish poetry of Peretz Markish and H. Binyomin, among others. Her most recent book is The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (Stanford UP, 2015). She is the recipient of the Akavyahu Lifetime Achievement Award for her studies of Hebrew and Yiddish poetry.
University of California, Berkeley
Tongue-Twisted: Itzik Manger between mame-loshn and loshn-koydesh