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Jewish-American literature

an anthology of fiction, poetry, autobiography, and criticism

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This edition published in by New American Library in New York.

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727 pages

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Jewish-American literature

an anthology of fiction, poetry, autobiography, and criticism

This edition published in by New American Library in New York.

Table of Contents

A ghetto wedding -- Abraham Cahan
Lampshade king -- Joseph Opatoshu
The standard of living -- Dorothy Parker
Fate -- Isaac Bashevis Singer
Christopher K*a*p*l*a*n [Kaplan] -- Leo Rosten
A memorial synagogue -- Paul Goodman
In dreams begin responsibilities -- Delmore Schwartz
The lady of the lake -- Bernard Malamud
The hand that fed me -- Isaac Rosenfeld
The country of the crazy horse -- Wallace Markfield
The big six -- Bruce Jay Friedman
L'olam and White Shell Woman -- Joanne Greenberg
The crazy old man -- Hugh Nissenson
Eli, the fanatic -- Philip Roth
The month of his birthday -- Henia Karmel-Wolfe
The forecast -- Paul Friedman.
Up stream -- Ludwig Lewisohn
In the grip of cross-currents -- Ephraim E. Listzky
Prison memoirs of an anarchist -- Alexander Berkman
A walker in the city -- Alfred Kazin
Groucho and me -- Groucho Marx
Out of childhood -- Muriel Rukeyser
"Whatever I have learned in my life is questions" -- Elie Wiesel
My last two thousand years -- Herbert Gold.
Poetry.-- Bret Harte-- Emma Lazarus-- Horace Traubel-- Charles Reznikoff-- Kenneth Fearing-- Stanley Kunitz-- George Oppen-- Hyam Plutzik-- Muriel Rukeyser-- Karl Shapiro-- David Ignatow-- Howard Nemerov-- Denise Levertov-- Olga Levertoff-- Anthony Hecht-- Louis Simpson-- Rhoda Schwartz-- Edward Field-- Harvey Shapiro-- Allen Ginsberg-- Philip Levine-- Adrienne Rich-- Donald Finkel-- John Hollander-- Linda Pastan-- Stephen Berg-- Robert Mezey-- C.K. Williams-- Marvin Bell-- Stephen Parker-- Jerry Tecklin-- James Reiss-- Marcia Falk-- Richard Weisman-- Anita Barrows.
Criticism and contexts.
Who are the Jews? -- Melville J. Herskovits
God in search of man : a philosophy of Judaism -- Abraham Joshua Heschel
Introduction to Great Jewish short stories -- Saul Bellow
Israel Baal Shem Tov -- Elie Wiesel
Modern Hebrew literature : the quest for a new life -- Simon Halkin
The world of Sholom Aleichem -- Maurice Samuel
Genesis : the American Jewish novel through the twenties -- Leslie A. Fiedler
The Jew as modern American writer -- Alfred Kazin
Yiddish literature in the United States -- Joseph Opatoshu
A quarter century of American Hebrew belles-lettres -- Jacob Kabakoff
David Levinsky : the Jew as American millionaire -- Isaac Rosenfeld
The tenth presidential paper : minorities -- Norman Mailer
The spirit of Isaac Rosenfeld -- Theodore Solotaroff
Jewish culture and the intellectuals -- Norman Podhoretz
Breakthrough of contemporary American-Jewish literature -- Irving Malin and Irwin Stark
Yiddish survivals in the new comedy -- Nat Hentoff
Writing about Jews -- Philip Roth
Philip Roth reconsidered -- Irving Howe.

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