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15 Mar 18

Paul Reitter is Professor in German Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University. Reitter is the author of Bambi’s Jewish Roots and Other Essays on German-Jewish Culture (Bloomsbury, 2015), On the Origins of Jewish Self-Hatred (Princeton, 2012), and The Anti-Journalist: Karl Kraus and Jewish Self-Fashioning in Fin-de-Siecle Europe (Chicago, 2008). He collaborated with Jonathan Franzen and Daniel Kehlmann on The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013), named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Book Review and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. In his Academy book project, Permanent Crisis: The Humanities in an Age of Disenchantment (under contract with Chicago), Reitter will reconstruct several crises of the humanities in nineteenth-century Germany. (Photo: Annette Hornischer)

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