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American Literature (2014) 86 (3): 625–628.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jennifer Glaser Out of Brownsville: Encounters with Nobel Laureates and Other Jewish Writers . By Chametzky Jules . 2012 . Cambridge : Meredith Winter Press . $23.95 . American Hebrew Literature: Writing Jewish National Identity in the United States . By Weingrad Michael...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 402–405.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sonnet Retman Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America . By Jun Helen Heran . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2011 . x , 198 pp. Paper , $22.00 . Modeling Citizenship: Jewish and Asian American Writing...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (3): 674–677.
Published: 01 September 2002
... her project of situating Stein in the con- text of Jewish social science. Perhaps because of September 11, I couldn’t share the editors’ sense of being haunted by the ghost of John-John Kennedy. On the other hand, important markers of history, popular culture, and identity do turn up in this sort...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sarah Eden Schiff Duke University Press 2007 Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writing since the 1980s . By Janet Handler Burstein. Madison: Univ. of Wisconsin Press. 2006. xv, 264 pp. $45.00. Philip Roth's Rude Truth: The Art of Immaturity . By Ross Posnock...
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Published: 01 March 2022
Figure 7 Nimdok about to perform a cruel medical procedure on a Jewish child in a Nazi concentration camp in I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (Cyberdreams Interactive Entertainment, 1995 ). Screenshot taken by author Figure 7 Nimdok about to perform a cruel medical procedure on a Jewish More
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Dean Franco Material Culture and Jewish Thought in America . By Koltun-Fromm Ken . Bloomington : Univ. of Indiana Press . 2010 . xi , 342 pp. Paper , $28.00 ; e-book , $22.90 . Identity Papers: Contemporary Narratives of American Jewishness . By Myers Helene...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 858–861.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Yoonmee Chang 2005 Tell This Silence: Asian American Women Writers and the Politics of Speech . By Patti Duncan. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xvi, 274 pp. $34.95; Crossing Cultures: Creating Identity in Chinese and Jewish American Literature .By Judith Oster. Columbia...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 June 2007
... and the Bildungsroman in African American and Jewish American Fiction . By Martin Japtok. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2005. x, 201 pp. $29.95. Book Reviews Drama, Theatre, and Identity in the American New Republic. By Jeffrey Richards. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press. 2005. xi, 392 pp. $85.00...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 878–879.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Jules Chametzky Duke University Press 2006 Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature . By Hana Wirth-Nesher. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press. 2006. xv, 224 pp. $39.50. Two Covenants: Representations of Southern Jewishness . By Eliza R. L. McGraw...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 635–637.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Allison Schachter © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Culture during the Holocaust . By Anita Norich. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xiii, 215 pp. $45.00. Klezmer America: Jewishness, Ethnicity, Modernity...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 220–222.
Published: 01 March 2010
...–1995 . By C. T. Funkhouser. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2007. xxiv, 349 pp. Cloth, $75.00; paper, $39.95. Singing in a Strange Land: A Jewish American Poetics . By Maeera Y. Shreiber. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press. 2007. xi, 287 pp. $55.00. Book Reviews Folded Selves...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 210–211.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Contemporary Jewish American Writers and the Multicultural Dilemma: Return of the Exiled. By Andrew Furman. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse Univ. Press. 2000. ix, 214 pp. Cloth, $39.95; paper, $19.95. Ethnic studies...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Joshua Logan Wall The Impossible Jew: Identity and the Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History . By Schreier Benjamin . New York : New York Univ. Press . 2015 . x, 270 pp. Cloth , $89.00 ; paper, $25.00 ; e-book available. Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2002
... via a bidirectional genitive the re- lay between representation (High Culture’s construction of Jewish secular- ism) and self-determination (the reconstruction of High Culture by seculariz- ing Jews) that is his formidable subject. Freedman traces a complex history with erudite, nuanced rigor...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (1): 217–218.
Published: 01 March 2000
... 2000.2.24 11:09 196 American Literature and included, I assume, because ‘‘MORRIS ROSENFELD (1862–1923) [was] a Jewish immigrant to the United States, [who] published his Songs from...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 216–217.
Published: 01 March 2001
... is perennial, a mystery that contempo- rary writers—and critics—valiantly try to understand. Blanche Gelfant, Dartmouth College Jewish Gangsters of Modern Literature. By Rachel Rubin. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2000. xii, 189 pp. $29.95. In one scene of The Sopranos, the HBO television series...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 119–140.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Stephanie Foote Duke University Press 2003 Stephanie Ethnic Plotting: Henry Harland and the Foote Jewish Writer lmost no one reads Henry Harland’s novels any- 6815...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... of Arizona Press. 2001. x, 261 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $21.95. Legacy of Rage: Jewish Masculinity, Violence, and Culture. By Warren Rosenberg. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 312 pp. $34.95...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (2): 402–404.
Published: 01 June 2004
... Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth. By Ranen Omer-Sherman. Hanover, N.H.: Brandeis Univ. Press; Univ. Press of New England. 2002. xiii, 341 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $24.95. All Poets Welcome: The Lower East Side Poetry Scene in the 1960s...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 121–150.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Benjamin Schreier Abstract This article takes the cliché of Jewish American literary breakthrough in the late 1950s as an opportunity to examine the perverse professional legibility of the Jewish American literary field: everyone knows about it, but few scholars outside the field take it seriously...