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Barbara Henry

Project Description

Barbara Henry

Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literature

D. Phil. University of Oxford (1998)

Contact Information: E-mail: Phone: (206) 543-7462 Office: Smith Hall M258 More Information: CV
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Faculty Profile

Teaching specialty: 20th Century Russian literature, theatre and drama, Modern Yiddish literature and drama.

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JTNews: Prof’s New Book on Yiddish Literature

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Inventing the Modern Yiddish Stage: Essays in Drama, Performance, and Show Business, co-edited with Joel Berkowitz, Wayne State University Press, 2012. Rewriting Russia: Jacob Gordin’s Yiddish Drama, University of Washington Press, 2011. “Gordin’s Dialogue with Tolstoy,” in Jewish Theatre: A Global View, ed. by Edna Nahshon, Institute for Jewish Studies: Studies in Judaica, Brill Academic Press, 2009, 25-48. “Tolstoy on the Lower East Side: Di Kreytser Sonata,” Tolstoy Studies Journal, vol. XVI, 2005: 1-19. “Yiddish Theatre in St Petersburg, 1905-1917,” in Yiddish Theatre: New Approaches, ed. by Joel Berkowitz, Littman Library of Jewish Civilisation, 2003, 61-75. “Theatricality, Anti-Theatricality and Cabaret in Russian Modernism,” in Russian Literature, Modernism and the Visual Arts, ed. by Catriona Kelly and Steven Lovell, Cambridge University Press, 2000, 149-71. “The Krivoe Zerkalo Theatre,” Europa Orientalis, XVI, 1997: 2, 321-48. “Reality and Illusion: Duality in Bulgakov’s Theatre Plays,” in Bulgakov: The Novelist Playwright, ed. by Lesley Milne, Harwood Academic Publishers, 1995, 84-90.


So Why Yiddish? – JewDub Talks 2012