Encyclopedia of Jewish-American Literature, 1st Edition

  • Gloria L. Cronin
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  • ISBN-10: 1438126956
  • ISBN-13: 9781438126951
  • DDC: 810.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Jewish-American writing holds an essential place in America's literary tradition, and Jewish-American writers have flourished in many genres, including fiction, drama, poetry, and more. Encyclopedia of Jewish-American Literature examines hundreds of these authors and works, focusing on those that are part of the high school and college curriculum, as well as historically significant and very recent literature. Coverage includes:

  • The Adventures of Augie March
  • Woody Allen
  • American Pastoral
  • The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
  • Saul Bellow
  • Michael Chabon
  • Everything is Illuminated
  • "Gimpel the Fool"
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Joseph Heller
  • Erica Jong
  • Denise Levertov
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