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Yitzhak Meir Lewis

Assistant Professor of Humanities at Duke Kunshan University
DKU Faculty

Selected Publications

Fables agreed upon: A comparative study of new historicism and alternate history

Journal Article Theoretical Studies in Literature and Art · January 25, 2021 New Historicism and alternate history raise similar questions regarding history and ideology. New Historicism reads every text as an alternate history narrative, while the narrative mode in alternate history can inspire a nuanced understanding of the criti ... Cite

A Permanent Beginning R. Nachman of Braslav and Jewish Literary Modernity

Book · March 1, 2020 It is a permanent disruption: “Parabasis is not enough, for Schlegel. Irony is not just an interruption; it is (and this is the definition which he gave of irony), he says, the “permanent parabasis,” parabasis not just at one point but at all points. ... Cite

Yiddish and the Transnational in Latin America

Journal Article In Geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies · 2020 Cite

Modeling Marginality: Borges, Veblen and the Argentine Writer

Journal Article Variaciones Borges · 2017 Cite

Borges, Zionism and the Politics of Reality

Journal Article Variaciones Borges · 2013 Cite