In this bonus episode, we visit the archives and listen to Yiddish and English readings of the poem Manhattan Bridge, written by the Yiddish poet Leyeles. The poem is read by Marc Caplan and Josh Friedman.
A special thanks to everyone that made this episode possible.
Marc Caplan is the Brownstone Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and author of How Strange the Change: Language, Temporality, and Narrative Form in Peripheral Modernisms and Yiddish Writers in Weimar Berlin: A Fugitive Modernism.
Joy and Conversation is hosted by Dan Osborn
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Episode photo by Dan Osborn