Elazar Elhanan

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Elazar Elhanan


Elazar Elhanan, Ph.D., Columbia University. Elik's work studies Jewish literature in Hebrew and Yiddish and is concerned with the relations between language, identity and nation-building.  His research interests include romanticism, symbolism and modernism as well as critical and literary theory.  He is currently working on a manuscript based on his dissertation entitled "The Path Leading to the Abyss: Hebrew and Yiddish in Yaakov Steinberg's Poetry."  Elik teaches Literature of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Jews of Eastern Europe, and Yiddish in New York: Poetry, Theatre & Politics.