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Mikhail Krutikov

University of Michigan

Mikhail Krutikov is a professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and in the Frankel Center for Judaic Studies, University of Michigan. He holds a Ph.D in Jewish Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary and is the author of Yiddish Fiction and the Crisis of Modernity (2001), From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener (2011), Der Nister's Soviet Years: Yiddish Writer as Witness to the People (2019) and Tsvishn shures: Notitsn vegan yidisher kultur (Between the Lines: Notes on Yiddish Culture) (2019). He has co-edited ten collections of articles on Yiddish culture and writes a review column for the Forverts.

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Raysn: The Belarusian Frontier of Yiddish Modernism

Mikhail Krutikov

On the eve of World War I, poets Leyb Naydus, Moyshe Kulbak, and Elkhonen Vogler developed a sensitivity to nature in an attempt to reclaim the imaginary Jewish territories of Lite and Raysn.

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Yiddish Studies From a New Perspective

Mikhail Krutikov

Translation by Saul Noam Zaritt

Mikhail Krutikov calls for the revival the intellectual relations, coordination, and exchange between the different corners of Yiddish Studies.

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