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Lawrence Rosenwald

Wellesley College

Lawrence Rosenwald is the Anne Pierce Rogers Professor of English at Wellesley College, where he is also the Director of the Peace & Justice Studies Program. His chief research interests include translation, multilingualism, and the relations between literature and nonviolence. Among his more recent publications are Multilingual America: Language and the Making of American Literature (Cambridge, 2008) and War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar and Peace Writing (Library of America, 2016); and he is currently working on a book tentatively called The Pacifist Critic. His publications on Yiddish literature include studies of Itzik Manger and Jacob Glatstein, as well as various translations and reviews of translations.

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Text & Translation

סאַקאָ און וואַנזעטיס מאָנטיק

Sacco and Vanzetti’s Monday

Jacob Glatstein

Translation by Lawrence Rosenwald

A poem about Sacco and Vanzetti, originally published the day before their execution.

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