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Jews and Power

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Written by Ruth R. WisseAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ruth R. Wisse

  • Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
  • Publisher: Schocken
  • On Sale: August 28, 2007
  • Price: $27.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-8052-4224-9 (0-8052-4224-4)
Also available as an eBook.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Ruth R. Wisse is Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. Born in Czernowitz (now part of Ukraine) and raised in Montreal, she was the first professor to offer courses in Yiddish literature at McGill University, where she helped found the Department of Jewish Studies in the late 1960s. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.