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Contemporary Jewish-American novelists : a bio-critical sourcebook

Author: Joel Shatzky; Michael Taub
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Essays on "fiction written by Jews on Jewish themes or involving Jewish interests and concerns."--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Biobibliographie Dictionnaires anglais
Biobibliographie Dictionnaire anglais
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shatzky, Joel.
Contemporary Jewish-American novelists.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(DLC) 96037047
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Shatzky; Michael Taub
ISBN: 9780313033292 0313033293 9781429473385 142947338X
OCLC Number: 646068833
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 506 pages)
Contents: Foreword / Daniel Waldern --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction / Sanford E. Marovitz --
Walter Abish / Leonard Orr --
Max Apple / Jerome Klinkowitz --
Paul Auster / Martine Chard-Hutchinson --
Jonathan Baumbach / Marilyn Metzcher Smith --
Saul Bellow / Pirjo Ahokas --
Melvin Bukiet / Sanford Pinsker --
Arthur Allen Cohen / Claire R. Satlof --
E.L. Doctorow / Sabine Sauter --
Stanley Elkin / Peter J. Bailey --
Richard Elman / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Leslie Epstein / Irene C. Goldman --
Irvin Faust / Richard Kostelanetz --
Bruce Jay Friedman / Harold Heft --
Sanford Friedman / Joel Shatzky --
Thomas Friedmann / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Daniel Fuchs / Gabriel Miller --
Merrill Joan Gerber / Becky Spiro Green --
Herbert Gold / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Gloria Goldreich / Lois Rubin --
Paul Goodman / Leonard Rogoff --
Gerald Green / James Berger --
Joseph Heller / David Buehrer --Mark Helprin / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Carolivia Herron / Brenna J. Ryan --
Laura Z. Hobson / Mashey Bernstein --
Judith Katz / Ludger Brinker --
Julius Lester / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Meyer Levin / Mashey Bernstein --
Phillip Lopate / Diane Stevenson --
Norman Mailer / Eberhard Alsen --
Bernard Malamud / Sanford Pinsker --
Wallace Markfield / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Daphne Merkin / Carolyn Ariella Sofia --
Faye Stollman Moskowitz / Myrna Goldenberg --
Jay Neugeboren / Steven Goldleaf --
Hugh Nissenson / Andrew Furman --
Tillie Olsen / Karen L. Polster --
Cynthia Ozick / Suzanne Klingenstein --
Grace Paley / Thomas Frank --
Marge Piercy / Holli Levitsky --
Chaim Potok / S. Lillian Kremer --
Lev Raphael / Ludger Brinker --
Tova Reich / Blossom S. Kirschenbaum --
Mordecai Richler / Esther Frank and Joel Shatzky --
Lucy (Gabrielle) Rosenthal / Diane Stevenson --
Henry Roth / Hana Wirth-Nesher --
Philip Roth / Mark Shechner --
Budd Schulberg / Seth Barron --
Alix Kates Shulman / Frances Flannery-Dailey --
Roberta Silman / Judy Epstein --
Jo Sinclair / Elisabeth Sandberg --
David Slavitt / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Susan Sontag / Evan J. Nisonson --
Art Spiegelman / Sara R. Horowitz --
Gertrude Stein / Richard Kostelanetz --
Steve Stern / Mark Shechner --
Barry Targan / Michael Huff --
Meredith Tax / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Lionel Trilling / Hannah Berliner Fischthal --
Leon Uris / Bennett Lovett-Graff --
Edward Lewis Wallant / Mark Zaitchik and Lisa Jucknath --
Jerome Weidman / Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub --
Herman Wouk / Laurence W. Mazzeno --
Appendix / Dorothy Shatzky.
Responsibility: edited by Joel Shatzky and Michael Taub ; with a foreword by Daniel Walden ; Emmanuel S. Nelson, advisory editor.


A collection of more than 75 Jewish-American novelists whose works were written largely after World War II. Entries also include gay and lesbian novelists, and for each there is a brief biography, a  Read more...
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?Saul Bellow, Phillip Roth, and Bernard Malamud are but a few of the galaxy of Jewish American novelists who have heralded a virtual renaissance of American Jewish fiction during the post-WW II era. Read more...

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