HDS 3719

Modern Yiddish Literature

Ruth R. Wisse


An examination of 20th century Yiddish literature from between the world wars, emphasizing the transition from a religiously centered to a largely secular outlook. Materials will be read in Yiddish and the class will be conducted in English. Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Yiddish required.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Yiddish 200r


0.50 credits
Fall 2013
Tues 2pm-4pm
FAS Semitic Museum Room 201

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Jewish Studies
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Judaism
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) Content language course