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Michael Boyden

Radboud University Nijmegen

Michael Boyden is chair professor of English at Radboud University Nijmegen. Prior to his appointment at Radboud University, he was an Associate Professor of American literature at Uppsala University, Sweden, and an Assistant Professor at Ghent University, Belgium. Boyden has been a Fulbright scholar at Harvard and a visiting scholar at Dartmouth College and Brigham Young University. Among other things, he has published on linguistic alterity in Esther Kreitman and Sholem Aleichem, as well as Saul Bellow and Isaac Rosenfeld’s postvernacular use of Yiddish.

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Review

Transformation or Distortion? Anthologizing Yiddish in a Postvernacular Age

Michael Boyden

How Yiddish Changed America and America Changed Yiddish is a highly enjoyable collection assembled with undisguised love for Yiddish culture, which at the same time reflects that culture’s remarkable vitality and variety.

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