The Object of Jewish Literature From Yale University Press With the rise of digital media, the “death of the book” has been widely discussed. But the physical object of the book persists. In my forthcoming book, through the lens of materiality and objects, I tell a history of modern Jewish literature, from novels and poetry to graphic novels and artists’ books.
Peretz/Kafka/Chagall: A Jewish Modernist Triptych September 8-22 | Roundtable by the 92Y Jewish writers and artists engaged modernity’s blessings and challenges through a variety of forms. This course will cover a series of interwar paintings by Chagall from Vitebsk and Paris and short readings for Peretz and Kafka.