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A Russian Immigrant: Translingual Pleasures and Literary Responses to COVID-19

May 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
A Russian Immigrant: Translingual Pleasures and Literary Responses to COVID-19

Maxim D. Shrayer—author, scholar, and translator—will discuss the lives and careers of translingual authors from the former USSR. He will read from his new book, A Russian Immigrant: Three Novellas (Cherry Orchard Books), a literary manifesto of Russian Jews in America. The novellas feature Simon Reznikov, a restless Boston-based immigrant who experiences Providence, New Haven, and […]

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