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Sunday, February 15 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Three Singers, One Family: Esther, Israel Joshua, and Isaac Bashevis Singer

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These three siblings—Esther Singer Kreitman, Israel Joshua Singer, and Isaac Bashevis Singer—have very different reputations nowadays, and had very different versions of the family stories they told in their own day. We'll consider these differences and their significance for the writers, their autobiographical stories, and our understanding of family dynamics and the past.


Anita Norich

Anita Norich is the Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. Her books include Writing in Tongues: Yiddish Translation in the Twentieth Century; Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Literature in America During the Holocaust; and The Homeless Imagination in the Fiction of Israel Joshua Singer. She teaches, lectures, and publishes on a range of topics concerning Yiddish... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 3:00pm - 4:15pm

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