Contributor biographical information for Just say nu : fluent Yiddish in one little word / Michael Wex.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog


Biographical text provided by the publisher (may be incomplete or contain other coding). The Library of Congress makes no claims as to the accuracy of the information provided, and will not maintain or otherwise edit/update the information supplied by the publisher.


Counter
MICHAEL WEX is a novelist, professor, translator (including the only Yiddish translation of The Threepenny Opera), lecturer, and performer (of stand-up and one person shows). Wex has been hailed as "a Yiddish national treasure" and is one of the leading lights in the current revival of Yiddish, lecturing widely on Yiddish and Jewish culture. He lives in Toronto.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Yiddish language -- Terms and phrases.
Yiddish language -- Social aspects.
Yiddish language -- Idioms.
Proverbs, Yiddish.
Yiddish wit and humor.