Glatstein, Jacob

   American Yiddish poet, novelist and critic. He was born in Lublin and emigrated to the US in 1914. He helped to inaugurate Inzikhist, an introspective school of American Yiddish poetry. He later became one of the most important elegists of eastern European Jewish life. He was also a columnist for a New York Yiddish daily, and contributed to various period-icals.

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