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Jeffrey A. Grossman

Jeffrey A. Grossman is Associate Professor and Chair of the German Department at the University of Virginia. His research focuses on German and German Jewish literature and thought, Yiddish literature, and translation/transmission of literature and knowledge and deals with such writers as Heinrich Heine, Franz Kafka, and Walter Benjamin in German and Moyshe-Leyb Halpern, I. L. Peretz, Sholem Aleichem, and Dovid Bergelson in Yiddish.

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Review

Review of Samuel J. Spinner’s Jewish Primitivism

Jeffrey A. Grossman

With his elegant new study, Jewish Primitivism, Samuel J. Spinner offers a new approach to the relationship between German and East European Jewish culture while also considering to what degree and in which ways differences among Jewish cultures reflect differences and interactions with the non-Jewish culture(s) around them.

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