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The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American literature

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism,
    • Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life,
    • Judaism and literature -- United States,
    • Judaism in literature,
    • Jews in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Hana Wirth-Nesher, Michael P. Kramer.
      ContributionsWirth-Nesher, Hana, 1948-, Kramer, Michael P., 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.J4 C36 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3564497M
      ISBN 100521792932, 0521796997
      LC Control Number2002035021

      The Cambridge Companion to American Novelists This Companion examines the full range and vigor of the American novel. From the American exceptionalism of James Fenimore Cooper to the apocalyptic post-Americanism of Cormac McCarthy, these newly commissioned essays from.   How this has happened, the consequences for both Jewish and American culture, is partially addressed in the Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature. Unfortunately, editors Wirth-Nesher and Kramer have chosen to present Jewish American literature as an "incoherent coherence" of fourteen disconnected essays of variable merit.

      The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature, edited by Michael P. Kramer and Hana Wirth-Nesher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. $ As the People of the Book, Jews have always left literary footprints wherever they have resided, and nowhere is this more evident than in the United States, which has offered them.   Each essay in this Companion examines one or more literary texts and a religious tradition to illustrate how we can understand both literature and religion better by looking at them in tandem. Unlike most literature and religion books, which tend to focus on Christianity and take a highly theoretical approach inappropriate for non-specialists, The Cambridge Companion to Literature and .

      She is the author of Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature and City Codes: Reading the Modern Urban Novel. She is also the editor of What Is Jewish Literature?, New Essays on Call It Sleep, and, with Michael Kramer, The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature. Read "The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature" by available from Rakuten Kobo. For more than two hundred years, Jews have played important roles in the development of American literature. The Cambrid Brand: Cambridge University Press.


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