Modern Jewish Women Writers in America

  • Editors
  • Evelyn Avery

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Modern Jewish Women Writers in America: An Introduction

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

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Nahma Sandrow
      Pages 79-96
    3. Ann Shapiro
      Pages 111-127
  5. The Convenent Confirmed? 1990s–2000

  6. Into the Twenty-First Century: The Pendulum Swings

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 265-278

About this book


This collection includes groundbreaking essays, and interviews with scholars and writers which reveal that despite pressures of assimilation, personal goals, and in some cases, anti-Semitism, they have never been able to divorce their lives or literature from their heritage.


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