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Nahma Sandrow Yiddish Theater Collection

Title: Nahma Sandrow Yiddish Theater Collection
Inclusive Dates: 1900s-1990s
ID: RG 1567 
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Born in 1940, Nahma Sandrow is a scholar of theater - particularly, Yiddish theater - and cultural history. She is a prize-winning author whose works include: "Vagabond of Stars: A World History of Yiddish Theater"; "God, Man, and Devil: Yiddish Plays in Translation"; "Surrealism: Theater, Arts, Ideas"; and "Kuni-Leml and Vagabond Stars." She has also written off-broadway musicals based on Yiddish theater material and feature articles for the "New York Times," the "New York Sun," "ARTnews," and other newspapers, magazines, and journals.

Sandrow graduated from Bryn Mawr College and the Yale School of Drama. She is Professor Emerita at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, and  has lectured at universities such as Harvard and Oxford, as well as at the Smithsonian Institution and many other academic and cultural organizations.

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Acquisition Note: Nahma Sandrow; Acc. 04/01
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