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Marc Caplan

Marc Caplan is a native of Louisiana and a graduate of Yale University. Since receiving his PhD in comparative literature from New York University he has held appointments and fellowships at Indiana University, the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Universität Konstanz (Germany), the Center for Jewish History (New York City), the University of Michigan, Yale, and the Internationales Forschungszentrum Kultuwissenschaften (Vienna). He is currently a visiting professor in the Taube Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wroclaw (Poland). His book Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin: A Fugitive Modernism is forthcoming later this year from Indiana University Press.

RELATED ARTICLES

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Double or Nothing: Jewish Speech and Silence in Georges Perec’s *W ou le souvenir d’enfance”

Marc Caplan

This article considers the phantom traces of Yiddish in Georges Perec’s W ou le souvenir d’enfance (1975).

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Kratsn in der linker peye: yidish, yidishkayt, un dos pintele yid: A special issue of In geveb on Religious Thought in Yiddish

Ariel Evan Mayse, Naomi Seidman, Marc Caplan and Daniel Reiser

An introduction from the editors of the special issue of In geveb on Religious Thought in Yiddish.

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Yiddish Exceptionalism: Lynching, Race, and Racism in Opatoshu’s “Lintsheray”

Marc Caplan

How can Yiddish describe the scene of a lynching of a black man? Marc Caplan examines the language strategies of Opatoshu’s “Lintsheray.”

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