Lecture 6: Jewish virtuosity

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Lecture 6: Jewish virtuosity

Professor Baumgarten discusses Babel’s stories about growing up in Odesa where, for a brief window of time, Jews could have a better life than anywhere else in the Russian Empire. Simultaneously this was a dangerous and contested social space.

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    Murray Baumgarten

    Distinguished Professor of English & Comparative Literature

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    Peter Kenez

    Professor Emeritus

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