Maurice SamuelsDec 11, 2020
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Maurice Samuels, Historian
New Books Network 2020
Maurice Samuels is the author of several books: The Spectacular Past: Popular History and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century France; Inventing the Israelite: Jewish Fiction in Nineteenth-Century France; The Right to Difference: French Universalism and the Jews, and The Betrayal of the Duchess, a study of France’s first antisemitic affair. A recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, he directs Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism and Judaic Studies Program.
Ulrich Baer is University Professor at New York University where he teaches literature and photography, and writes frequently about photography, art, literature, and other subjects. He is also the host of the podcast “Think About It” and editorial director at Warbler Press. Caroline Weber is a specialist of French literature, history, and culture. She is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Barnard College and Columbia University in New York City.