at The Wheeler Centre

20th Century Jewish Literature

Steven J. Zipperstein will immerse us in the rich universe of twentieth century Jewish literature, taking us through the great authors, and explaining the significance, context and the essence of their works.

Zipperstein is the head of Jewish studies at Stanford University, and editor of the Yale series, Jewish Lives. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, New Republic and Jewish Review of Books – and he’s the author of eight books himself. Explore currents of Jewish writing with the insight of an international literary authority.


Portrait of Steven J. Zipperstein

Steven J. Zipperstein

Steven J. Zipperstein is the Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History at Stanford University, and the author and editor of eight books including, most recently, Rosenfeld’s Lives: Fame, Oblivion, and the Furies of Writing.


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