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Handbook of American-Jewish Literature An Analytical Guide to Topics, Themes, and Sources

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English


  • Literary studies: general,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • American English,
  • English,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • American literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Jewish authors,
  • Jews,
  • United States,
  • Yiddish Literature

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Edition Notes

ContributionsLewis Fried (Editor), Gene Brown (Editor), Jules Chametzky (Editor), Louis Harap (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages551
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9701944M
ISBN 100313245932
ISBN 109780313245930

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Victoria Aarons is O.R. and Eva Mitchell Distinguished Professor of Literature at Trinity University, USA. She is the author or editor of 11 books, including The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction (); The Cambridge Companion to Saul Bellow (); Third-Generation Holocaust Narratives: Memory in Memoir and Fiction (); Third-Generation Holocaust. The Rise of American Jewish Literature: An Anthology of Selections from the Major Novels. New York: Simon and Schuster, Antler, Joyce, ed. Talking Back: Images of Jewish Women in American Popular Culture. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis Univ. Press, Ausubel, Nathan. The Book of Jewish Knowledge: An Encyclopedia of Judaism and the Jewish. American Jewish Year Book BACK. American Jewish Year Book. Volumes of the American Jewish Year Book from to the present have been subdivided. To browse a Year Book. Vol. , Vol. , Vol. , Vol. , Vol. , The Oxford Handbook of English Literature and Theology is a defining volume of essays in which leading international scholars apply an interdisciplinary approach to the long and evolving relationship between English Literature and Theology. The volume first offers a chronological account of key moments in the formation of the tradition; goes on to demonstrate literary ways of reading the Bible Price: $

The Handbook is framed by a succinct introduction, a chronology of religious and literary landmarks, a guide for new researchers in this field, and a full bibliography of primary and secondary texts relating to early modern English literature and cturer: OUP Oxford. This book reads like a book of short stories. It does give you a flavor of great Jewish writers and an introduction (or reminder) to some of their work. It, however, is not a book you must read straight through, although the benefit of doing so would be that it follows writing by years/5. Book Description This handbook provides a critical overview of literature dealing with groups of people or regions that suffer marginalization within Africa. The contributors examine a multiplicity of minority discourses expressed in African literature, including those who are culturally, socially, politically, religiously, economically, and sexually marginalized in literary and artistic creations. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author. Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *.