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Title: Jeffrey Saks, "Agnon Library of The Toby Press"

Jeffrey Saks, "Agnon Library of The Toby Press"

September 6th, 2019

Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888-1970) was born in Buczacz, Eastern Galicia (now part of Ukraine). Yiddish was the language of his home, and Hebrew the language… Go to Episode

Andrew Newman, "Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities" (UNC Press, 2019)

August 29th, 2019

In Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities (University of North Carolina Press—Chapel Hill & The Omohundro Institute of… Go to Episode

Jennifer C. Lena, "Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts" ( Princeton UP, 2019)

August 29th, 2019

How did American elites change the meaning of Art? In Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts (Princeton University Press, 2019),… Go to Episode

Graham Thompson, "Herman Melville: Among the Magazines" (U Massachusetts Press 2018)

August 26th, 2019

"What I feel most moved to write, that is banned?it will not pay. Yet, altogether, write the otherway I cannot." Herman Melville wrote these words as… Go to Episode