Modern Jewish Women Writers in America (Hardback)
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Modern Jewish Women Writers in America (Hardback)

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Hardback 278 Pages / Published: 15/05/2007
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This collection includes groundbreaking essays, and interviews with scholars and writers which reveal that despite pressures of assimilation, personal goals, and in some cases, anti-Semitism, they have never been able to divorce their lives or literature from their heritage.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403977991
Number of pages: 278
Weight: 495 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 21 mm
Edition: 2007 ed.


MEDIA REVIEWS

'This beautifully written collection offers a welcome overview of Jewish women writers and their heritage.' - Elaine B. Safer, Professor of English, University of Delaware

"The articles in this collection are superb and well situated with a splendid and original introduction by Avery. This is a strong contribution to the fields of Jewish Literature, Jewish American literature, women's studies and Jewish women's literature." - Dan Walden, Professor Emeritus of American Studies, English and Comp.Lit., Penn State University; Editor, Studies in American Jewish Literature

'The scholars assembled in this collection are all cogent, effective writers. It was a pleasure to read this volume since the contributors understand the direction that much of Jewish-American literature is taking namely, to a deeper understandingof Jewish history, to Jewish languages (mainly Hebrew), to tradition in general, and to Jewish observance in particular.' - Sanford Pinsker, Professor Emeritus of Humanities, Franklin and Marshall College

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