The Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature


Jewish Americans produced some of the most important writing in the U.S. in the twentieth century. This Companion 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. Featuring a chronology and guide to further reading, the volume is valuable to scholars and students alike.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Hana Wirth-Nesher
  • Michael P. Kramer
  • Susannah Heschel
  • Priscilla Wald
  • David G. Roskies
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2003


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