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Modern Jewish women writers in America

Author: Evelyn Gross Avery
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Gross Avery
ISBN: 9781403978042 9781403977991 1403978042 1403977992
OCLC Number: 79004806
Description: x, 278 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Rethinking Mary Antin and The promised land / Jules Chametzky --
Between two worlds--Anzia Yezierska: longing for the new, bound to the old / Evelyn Avery --
Edna Ferber, Jewish American writer: Who knew? / Eileen H. Watts --
"My own design": finding identity in Anne Roiphe's writings / Melanie Levinson --
Conversation with Johanna Kaplan / Nahma Sandrow --
Johanna Kaplan and the freedom of attachment / Carol Iannone --
Norma Rosen's Jewish journey / Ann Shapiro --
Cynthia Ozick's Puttermesser papers: from whimsy to wisdom / Sarah Blacher Cohen --
Rebecca Goldstein: tension and ambivalence / Anna P. Ronell --
Kei'tsad Mirakdim Lifnei HaKalah: how do you dance before the bride? / Miriyam Glazer --
Anxieties in the "modern context": fantasies of change in Allegra Goodman's fiction / Victoria Aarons --
Failed conquests: Jews and Germans in fictions and memoirs by American Jewish women / Susanne Klingenstein --
"Writing between worlds" / Tova Mirvis --
On being modern and Orthodox: a conversation with Tova Mirvis / Evelyn Avery --
Select annotated bibliography of contemporary Jewish American women writers / Eileen H. Watts.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Evelyn Avery.
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