From Prague to Metropolis: How the Golem Influenced the Creators of Superman
6600 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Tuesday, September 3 | 7:00 p.m.
Whether the Golem of Prague is a myth or a reality, its influence spread far and wide from Grimms’ Fairy Tales to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, and eventually the comic-book character Superman. Dr.Nurnbergerarguesthereisaconnectionbetweenthesuperhero from the planet Krypton to the Golem of Prague. In fact, the presentation will end with the question: “Is Superman Jewish?”
Free. Registration recommended.