Emerging Scholars: Lea Greenberg
Oct 18, 5:30pm
Remote via Zoom. Sign up on Eventbrite: https://curiousdaughter.eventbrite.com
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A Curious Daughter: The Excess of Reading and Desire in Karl Emil Franzos’s “The Shylock of Barnow” (1877)
From Yiddish theater of the late 18th century to Sholem Aleichem’s Tevye stories to Deborah Feldman’s Unorthodox, Jewish daughters leaving the fold are often at the center of Jewish literature negotiating the tensions between religious tradition and modernity.