Lecture Series: "The Family Singer: Three Siblings and Their Stories" with Professor Anita Norich
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The Family Singer: Three Siblings and Their Stories is a downloadable lecture series by Professor Anita Norich.
While often over-shadowed by the popularity and longevity of their younger brother Isaac Bashevis, both I.J. Singer and Esther Singer Kreitman were significant Yiddish authors in their own right. In these lectures, Yiddish literary scholar Anita Norich explores the three siblings’ different views of Jewish life and of Jews’ place in the world.
This product includes:
- Lecture guide with suggested reading list
- Lecture 1 - "Translating Stories, Translating Cultures"
- Lecture 2 - "The Autobiographical Imagination"
- Lecture 3 - "Crossing Borders: Writing in Old and New Worlds"
- A recorded conversation with I. B. Singer's son and grandchildren
- MP3 versions of each lecture for listening on-the-go
Altogether, this product includes approximately 250 minutes of video.
Once you order this product, you will receive an email from "Yiddish Book Center Store" with a link to download the lectures, as well as a separate emailed receipt. The link may be used up to three times before it expires, and each file can be downloaded up to three times.
Anita Norich is the Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Writing in Tongues: Yiddish Translation in the 20th Century (2013), Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Literature in America During the Holocaust (2007), The Homeless Imagination in the Fiction of Israel Joshua Singer (1991); translator of Kadya Molodovsky’s Fun Lublin biz Nyu York (forthcoming); and co-editor of Languages of Modern Jewish Cultures: Comparative Perspectives (2016), Jewish Literatures and Cultures: Context and Intertext (2008), and Gender and Text in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures (1992). She translates Yiddish literature, and teaches, lectures, and publishes on a range of topics concerning modern Jewish cultures, Yiddish language and literature, Jewish American literature, and Holocaust literature.