Download e-book for kindle: The Cambridge History of Jewish American Literature by Hana Wirth-Nesher

By Hana Wirth-Nesher

ISBN-10: 1107048206

ISBN-13: 9781107048201

This background bargains an extraordinary exam of all points of Jewish American literature. Jewish writing has performed a imperative position within the formation of the nationwide literature of the us, from the Hebraic assets of the Puritan mind's eye to narratives of immigration and acculturation. This physique of writing has additionally enriched international Jewish literature in its engagement with Jewish heritage and Jewish multilingual tradition. Written through a number of best students, The Cambridge historical past of Jewish American Literature deals an array of ways that give a contribution to present debates approximately ethnic writing, minority discourse, transnational literature, gender reports, and multilingualism. This historical past takes a clean examine celebrated authors, introduces new voices, locates Jewish American literature at the map of yank ethnicity in addition to the areas of exile and diaspora, and stretches the limits of yank literature past the Americas and the West.

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