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From shtetl to suburbia : the family in Jewish literary imagination / Sol Gittleman ; illustration by Steven Trefonides.


Boston : Beacon Press, [1978] .
ISBN 0807063649, 9780807063644

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Subjects American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Jewish authors.
Families in literature.
Jewish families.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jews in literature.
Judaism and literature -- United States.
Judaism and literature.
United States.
Yiddish literature -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature.
Series Beacon paperbacks ; 591.
Description viii, 209 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1978]
©1978
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-193) and index.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW LOCAL
Summary Index. Bibliography. Glossary.
Contents The Roots and growth of Yiddish -- The Emergence of Yiddish -- The Earliest forms of Yiddish literature -- A Literature for women -- Yiddish: East and west -- Revulutions of heart and mind: Hassidism and Haskalah -- Haskalah -- Hassidism -- East European Jewry in crisis: The Threat of the Modern Age -- The World of the Shtetl -- The Shtetl world and the modern world -- Mendele Mocher Sforim -- Sholom Aleichem's "Tevye stories": The Crisis of family life -- Tevye wins a fortune (Dos Groyse Gevins) -- The Buble bursts (A Boydem) -- Modern children (Hayntike Kinder) -- Hodel -- Chava -- Shprintze -- Tevye goes to Palestine (Tevye fort keyne Eretz-Isroel) -- A Sociology of Mishpoche stereotypes -- I.L. Peretz (1852-1915) -- Second generation Yiddish writers -- From old world to new world: I.B. Singer's "The Little shoemakers" -- Yiddishkeit on two continents -- The Tragedy of Yiddish in Soviete Russia -- The Great Shtetl in America -- Yiddish literature in America -- From Shtetl to suburbia -- The Continuity of tradition -- The Awakening -- "Eli the Fanatic": The crisis of Yewish identity -- The Flight of Malamud's Shlemihls -- The Crisis of generations.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4003845
(OCoLC)ocm04003845
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Gittleman, Sol, 1934-
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