Portrait of Leah Garrett

Leah Garrett

Leah Garrett is the Loti Smorgon Research Professor of Contemporary Jewish Life and Culture at Monash University. She has published numerous books and articles on contemporary Jewish literature and culture and has lectured around the world on modern Jewish life.

Her most recent book is a study of the relationship between Richard Wagner and Jewish Culture entitled: A Knight at the Opera: Heine, Wagner, Herzl, Peretz and the Legacy of Der Tannhäuser.