American literature, Jewish authors, History and criticism.
Jews in literature.
Jews, United States, Intellectual life.
Judaism and literature, United States.
Judaism in literature.
Introduction:Jewish American literatures in the making /Hana Wirth-Nesher,Michael P. Kramer --Beginnings and ends: the origins of Jewish American literary history /Michael P. Kramer --Imagining Judaism in America /Susannah Heschel --Of crucibles and grandfathers: the East European immigrants /Priscilla Wald --Coney Island, USA: America in the Yiddish literary imagination /David G. Roskies --Hebrew literature in America /Alan Mintz --Traces of the past: multilingual Jewish American writing /Hana Wirth-Nesher --Accents of the future: Jewish American popular culture /Donald Weber --Jewish American poetry /Maeera Y. Shreiber --Jewish American writers on the left /Alan Wald --Jewish American Renaissance /Ruth R. Wisse --Holocaust and the Jewish American imagination /Emily Miller Budick --Jewish American women writers and the race question /Susan Gubar --On contemporary literary theory and Jewish American poetics /Shira Wolosky --Identity matters: contemporary Jewish American writing /Tresa Grauer.
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