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Leah Garrett

Leah Garrett
Leah Garrett is the Loti Smorgon Research Chair of Contemporary Jewish Life and Culture at Monash University. She has published extensively in the field of Jewish literature and cultural studies, including two books on Yiddish literature. Her current work focuses on Jewish appropriations of Richard Wagner's operas.

Leah Garrett will be appearing:

Contemporary literature has turned the traditional depiction of Jews in literature on its head.