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Jeremy Dauber

Jeremy Dauber is the Atran Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature and Culture at Columbia University. He is the author of several books on Jewish literature, including In the Demon’s Bedroom: Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern, Antonio’s Devils: Writers of the Jewish Enlightenment and the Birth of Modern Hebrew and Yiddish Literature, and The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem, which was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. He lives in New York City.

Awards

Natan Book Award, 2018

National Jewish Book Award, 2017

Books by Jeremy Dauber

  • 9780393247879 72

    Jewish Comedy: A Serious History

    Jeremy Dauber

    Hardcover, 2017

    A celebrated scholar’s rich account of Jewish humour: its nature, its development and its vital role throughout Jewish history.
  • 9780393356298 72

    Jewish Comedy: A Serious History

    Jeremy Dauber

    Paperback, 2018

    A celebrated scholar’s rich account of Jewish humour: its nature, its development and its vital role throughout Jewish history.