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Avery, Evelyn

Modern Jewish Women Writers in America

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Table of contents

1. Modern Jewish Women Writers in America: An Introduction
Evelyn Avery

Part I. The Early Years—In Search of the Promised Land: 1910s–1950s

2. Rethinking Mary Antin and The Promised Land

Jules Chametzky

3. Between Two Worlds: Anzia Yezierska, Longing for the New: Bound to the Old
Evelyn Avery

4. Edna Ferber, Jewish American Writer: Who Knew?
Eileen H. Watts

Part II. The Roads Diverge—Assimilation and Its Discontents: 1960s–1990s

5. “My Own Design”: Finding Identity in Anne Roiphe’s Writings
Melanie Levinson

6. Conversation with Johanna Kaplan
Nahma Sandrow

7. Johanna Kaplan and the Freedom of Attachment
Carol Iannone

8. Norma Rosen’s Jewish Journey
Ann Shapiro

Part III. The Convenent Confirmed? 1990s–2000

9. Cynthia Ozick’s Puttermesser Papers: From Whimsy to Wisdom
Sarah Blacher Cohen

10. Rebecca Goldstein: Tension and Ambivalence
Anna P. Ronell

11.
Kei’tsad Mirakdim Lifnei HaKalah: How Do You Dance before the Bride?
Miriyam Glazer

12. Anxieties in the “Modern Context”: Fantasies of Change in Allegra Goodman’s Fiction
Victoria Aarons

Part IV. Into the Twenty-First Century: The Pendulum Swings

13. Failed Conquests: Jews and Germans in Fictions and Memoirs by American Jewish Women
Susanne Klingenstein

14. “Writing between Worlds”
Tova Mirvis

15. On Being Modern and Orthodox: A Conversation with Tova Mirvis
Evelyn Avery

16. Select Annotated Bibliography of Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers
Eileen H. Watts

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Christian Theology, Literature, general, Judaism, North American Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230604841
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53802-7

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