Overviews of 314 writers of prose, fiction, poetry, and drama from all over the world are presented in this volume. A series of introductory essays covers "American-Jewish Literature," "British-Jewish Literature," "Hebrew Literature in the Twentieth Century," "Holocaust Writing," and "Yiddish Writing in the Twentieth Century."
Call Number: Ref. PS153.J4 C36 2003 - Library North 2
"Addresses the distinctive Jewish American contribution to American literary criticism, poetry and popular culture. It establishes the broadest possible context for the discussion of Jewish American identity as it intersects with the corpus of American literature. Features a chronology and guide to further reading." --Description from Amazon.com
Call Number: Ref. PS153.J4 R45 2004 - Library North 2
Guides "readers and those who advise readers in selecting fiction and nonfiction books that match specific reading interests. It is the first readers' advisory guide to Jewish American literature. Organizes titles by genre--mysteries, thrillers, historical fiction, science fiction and fantasy, stories of romance, and literary fiction. In addition, there are chapters on holocaust literature and on biography/autobiography. More than 700 titles are categorized and described. Each chapter is further organized by subgenre and theme.: --Description from Amazon.com
More than 1,200 widely used words and expressions are listed in a straightforward dictionary format. Each entry contains the language of origin, phonetic pronunciation, grammatical usage, definitions (current and old-fashioned), and examples of use within appropriate contexts. Cross-references are provided for additional words used within the definitions and for words having the same or similar meanings.