Home page of Alan Astro

Ph.D., Yale University, 1985


Modern Languages & Literatures

Trinity University

One Trinity Place #46

San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200

E-mail: aastro@trinity.edu

Telephone: +1.210.999.7533


Research and teaching interests:

         French language, literature (19th and 20th centuries), and civilization (especially history and sociology of French Jewry);

         Spanish language and Latin American literature (A. Reyes and J. L. Borges);

         Yiddish language and literature (Yiddish writers in France and Latin America).

Volumes published (click on links below):

         Yiddish South of the Border, published by University of New Mexico Press;

         Discourses of Jewish Identity in 20th-Century France (Yale French Studies, No. 85);

         Understanding Samuel Beckett, published by University of South Carolina Press.

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