Dan Miron

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Professor Dan Miron, 2021

Dan Miron (Hebrew: דן מירון, born 1934) is an Israeli-born American literary critic and author.

An expert on modern Hebrew and Yiddish literature, Miron is a Professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is currently the Leonard Kaye Professor of Hebrew and Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University.[1]

In 2012, Miron co-founded Afik Publishing House of Israeli Literature with Iftach Alony.[2][3]

Published works[edit]

  • From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking (2010)
  • The Image of the Shtetl, Syracuse UP (2000)
  • A Traveler Disguised: The Rise of Modern Yiddish Fiction in the Nineteenth Century (1973)
  • From the Worm a Butterfly Emerges[1]

Awards and critical acclaim[edit]

The Jewish Daily Forward called Miron "the doyen of Israeli literary criticism."[8]


  1. ^ a b "Dan Miron". Columbia University. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  2. ^ Coby Ben-Simhon (May 23, 2012). "Aloni's literature project". Haaretz.
  3. ^ Neta Halperin (December 18, 2015). "Invested in literature". Israel Hayom.
  4. ^ "List of Bialik Prize recipients 1933-2004 (in Hebrew), Tel Aviv Municipality website" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 17, 2007.
  5. ^ Molisak, Alina; Ronen, Shoshana, eds. (2017). "Contributors". The Trilingual Literature of Polish Jews from Different Perspectives: In Memory of I.L. Peretz. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. p. 383. ISBN 9781527502673. Dan Miron wrote an essay for this book. The year for Miron's prize is not noted.
  6. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site - Recipients in 1993 (in Hebrew)".
  7. ^ "Past Winners". Jewish Book Council. Archived from the original on 2020-06-05. Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  8. ^ "Music From Her Own Mind; Poetry ," By Isaac Meyers, Jewish Daily Forward, Wed. Sep 19, 2007 [1]

External links[edit]

  • Amos Goren, "Kingdom of Jews" (in Hebrew), in Eretz Acheret magazine, an article about Dan Miron's Hebrew translation of Jacob Glatstein's Ven Yash iz gekumen (“When Yash Arrived”)