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Caraid O’Brien on Sholem Asch’s Underworld Trilogy

Caraid O’Brien, one of the foremost contemporary interpreters and translators of Sholem Asch’s work, talks with The Shmooze about the Theater J class she’s teaching—Prostitutes, Criminals, and the Walking Dead: Sholem Asch’s Underworld Trilogy in Translation. The class is based on her translations of three of Asch’s seminal works, God of Vengeance, Motke Thief, and The Dead Man (forthcoming from White Goat Press, the Yiddish Book Center’s imprint).

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