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Gary Saul Morson

Gary Saul Morson is the Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities at Northwestern University and the author of Anna Karenina in Our Time (Yale University Press), and, with Morton Schapiro, of Cents and Sensibility: What Economics Can Learn from the Humanities (Princeton University Press). An earlier version of this essay was given as a lecture at YIVO as part of its “Jews In and After the 1917 Russian Revolution” conference on November 5, 2017.