Exiles on Main Street: Jewish American Writers and American Literary Culture

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Price
$32.00
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
6.78 X 9.54 X 0.98 inches | 1.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780253350817

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About the Author

Julian Levinson is the Samuel Shetzer Professor of American Jewish Studies and Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Reviews

". . . Exiles on Main Street is an original contribution to the continuing story of the creative encounter between Jewish writers and America.Summer 2009"--Jewish Book World

"Levinson's well-researched book makes a significant contribution to studies of Jewish American Literature and Jewish Cultural continuity.2007"--S.L. Kremer, Choice Reviews Online

". . . a standout work in the field of American Jewish Literature . . . Levinson is well-attuned to the critical trends and thinking that are prevalent in the world of literary scholarship and applies them to the book's selected authors and texts in a way that is fresh and thoughtful. . . December 12, 2008"--Shana Rosenblatt Mauer, Jerusalem Post

"An entirely original and absorbing piece of scholarship and historical reconstruction [that] engages the Jewish--American literary canon and redefines it. . . . An excellent, pioneering book."--Mark Shechner, author of After the Revolution