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Author Wade, Stephen.

Title Jewish American Literature since 1945 : an Introduction
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Jewish American Literature since 1945; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction: Persistent Themes and Questions; 1. The Historical and Literary Foundations: Pre-1945; 2. Seminal Influences: Abraham Cahan, Anzia Yezierska and Henry Roth; 3. Jewish-American Themes in Fiction I: Bellow, Malamud, Roth and Identity Crises; 4. Jewish-American Themes in Fiction II: Erica Jong, Grace Paley and Tillie Olson; 5. Explorations in Drama:From Arthur Miller to Tony Kushner; 6. Poetry across the Generations: Duality to Assimilation
7. The Mediation of Jewishness in Cultural Texts: Cynthia Ozick, Leslie Fiedler, Paul Auster and Woody Allen8. Relocating Moralism in Jewish America: Past and Present in Chaim Potok and the later Saul Bellow; 9. New Directions across the Generations: From Philip Roth to Cynthia Ozick; 10. Conclusion: A Renaissance or Revisionism?; Glossary of Yiddish Terms; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
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Subject American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
American literature -- Jewish authors.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136596429