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Chana Kronfeld

University of California, Berkeley

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.

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Chana Kronfeld and Robert Adler Peckerar

Avant-garde Yiddish poet Itzik Manger reinscribes traditional Yiddish cultural practices, such as iconoclastic and anachronistic rewritings of biblical texts, in a politically radical and poetically modernist context.

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