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The literature of American Jews, edited by Theodore L. Gross.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
New York, Free Press [1973] .
ISBN 9780029131909, 0029131901

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George Washington
Gelman Kiev Judaica Collection
PS 508 .J4 G7 1973 Available
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PS 508 .J4 G7 Off-site
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
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Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects American literature -- Jewish authors.
Jews -- United States -- Literary collections.
Juifs dans la littérature.
Littérature américaine -- Auteurs juifs.
United States.
Description xvii, 510 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Includes bibliographical references (pages 490-504).
Also issued online.
Contents Part I : early literature and the East-European migration. An immigrant in New York ; An American Judaism / Isaac Mayer Wise -- Hymn 27, Man of the world ; Exalted theme of human praise / Penina Moise -- One year ago ; Hear, o Israel / Adah Isaacs Menken -- In exile ; The new Ezekiel ; The banner of the Jew ; The crowing of the red cock ; Venus of the Louvre ; The new colossus / Emma Lazarus -- I discover America, from The rise of David Levinsky / Abraham Cahan -- The promised land / Mary Antin.
Part II : between the wars. Upstream ; The island within / Ludwig Lewisohn -- The chosen people, from Our America / Waldo Frank -- Did God make bedbugs? from Jews without money / Michael Gold -- The lost tribe / Ben Hecht -- Call it sleep ; No longer home / Henry Moth -- Author's preface to Summer in Williamsburg ; Summer in Williamsburg / Daniel Fuchs -- Awake and sing / Clifford Odets.
Part III : after the war, a creative awakening. Criticism. Under forty (symposium) / Lionel Trilling -- Under forty (symposium) / Delmore Schwartz -- Under forty (symposium) / Muriel Rukeyser -- Introduction to A Malamud reader / Philip Rahv -- Under forty (symposium) ; David Levinsky : the Jew as American millionaire / Isaac Rosenfeld -- Under forty (symposium) ; The Jew as modern American writer / Alfred Kazin -- Zion as main street / Leslie Fiedler -- Reflections on Jewish identity / Daniel Bell -- Sholom Aleichem : voice of our past / Irving Howe -- The religion of American Jews / Nathan Glazer -- Harry Golden and the American audience ; Symposium : Jewishness and the younger intellectuals. Norman Podhoretz ; Herbert Gold ; Wallace Markfield ; Philip Roth / Theodore Solotaroff.
Part III : after the war, a creative awakening. Fiction. Gimpel the fool / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- The facts of life / Paul Goodman -- The magic barrel / Bernard Malamud -- Herzog / Saul Bellow -- Monte Sant' Angelo / Arthur Miller -- America! America! / Delmore Schwartz -- The loudest voice / Grace Paley -- The marshal and the Nazi / Norman Mailer -- Aristotle and the hired thugs / Herbert Gold -- Portnoy's complaint / Philip Roth -- Jake Bluffstein and Adolph Hitler / Irvin Faust -- Yom Kippur : the day without forgiveness / Elie Wiesel.
Part III : after the war, a creative awakening. Poetry. Once and for all ; The would-be Hungarian / Delmore Schwartz -- The blood is justified ; To be a Jew in the twentieth century / Muriel Rukeyser -- Shylock ; Jew ; The murder of Moses / Karl Shapiro -- One forever alien ; Debate with the rabbi / Howard Nemerov -- Kaddish for Naomi Ginsberg, 1894-1956 / Allen Ginsberg.
Genre Literary collections.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)668183
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gross, Theodore L.,
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