PAL: Perspectives in American Literature - A Research and Reference Guide - An Ongoing Project

© Paul P. Reuben

Appendix B: Minorities and Women Studies:

Jewish-American Studies

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Selected Bibliography 1980-1999

Ben-Joseph, Eli. Aesthetic Persuasion: Henry James, the Jews, and Race. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 1996.

Bilik, Dorothy S. Immigrant Survivors: Post Holocaust Consciousness in Recent Jewish American Fiction. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 1981.

Bloom, Alexander. Prodigal sons: the NY intellectuals & their world. NY: Oxford UP, 1986. F128.9 .J5 B55

Breen Jon L. and Martin H. Greenberg. eds. Synod of Sleuths: Essays on Judeo Christian Detective Fiction. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow P, 1990.

Cheyette, Bryan.ed. Between 'Race' and Culture: Representations of 'the Jew' in English and American Literature. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 1996.

Cohen Sarah B. ed. From Hester Street to Hollywood: The Jewish American Stage and Screen. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1983.

Finsker, Sanford, and Jack Fishcel. America and the Holocaust. Greenwood, FL: Penkevill, 1984.

Friedman, Lester D. Hollywood's Image of the Jew; With Photographs. NY: Ungar, 1982.

Kielsky, Vera E. Inevitable Exiles: Cynthia Ozick's View of the Precariousness of Jewish Existence in a Gentile Society. NY: Peter Lang, 1989.

Nadel, Ira B. Jewish writers of North America: a guide to information sources. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., 1981. PS153 .J4 N2x

Selected Bibliography 2000-Present

Aarons, Victoria. What Happened to Abraham? Reinventing the Covenant in American Jewish Fiction. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2005.

Fredman, Stephen. A Menorah for Athena: Charles Reznikoff and the Jewish Dilemmas of Objectivist Poetry. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2001.

Furnish, Ben. Nostalgia in Jewish-American Theatre and Film, 1979-2004. NY: Peter Lang, 2005.

Goldman, Shalom. God's Sacred Tongue: Hebrew and the American Imagination. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2004.

Japtok, Martin. Growing Up Ethnic: Nationalism and the Bildungsroman in African American and Jewish American Fiction. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2005.

Klapper, Melissa R. Jewish Girls Coming of Age in America, 1860-1920. NY: New York UP, 2005.

McGraw, Eliza R. L. Two Covenants: Representations of Southern Jewishness. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State UP, 2005.

Most, Andrea. Making Americans: Jews and the Broadway Musical. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2004.

Nagarajan, Nadia G., and Ilán Stavans. Pomegranate Seeds: Latin American Jewish Tales. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 2005.

Omer-Sherman, R. Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth. Hanover, NH: UP of New England, 2002.

Oster, Judith. Crossing Cultures: Creating Identity in Chinese and Jewish American Literature. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 2003.

Pacernick, Gary. Meaning and Memory: Interviews with Fourteen Jewish Poets. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2001.

Reisner, Rosalind. Jewish American Literature: A Guide to Reading Interests. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2004.

Rosenberg, Warren. Legacy of Rage: Jewish Masculinity, Violence, and Culture. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 2001.

Rubin, Derek. ed. Who We Are: On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish American Writer. NY: Schocken, 2005.

Rubin, Rachel. Jewish Gangsters of Modern Literature. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2000.

Stavans, Ilan. ed. The Scroll and the Cross: 1,000 Years of Jewish-Hispanic Literature. NY: Routledge, 2003.

Selected Bibliography 2006-Present

Burstein, Janet H. Telling the Little Secrets: American Jewish Writers since the 1980s. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2006.

Cappell, Ezra. American Talmud: The Cultural Work of Jewish American Fiction. Albany: State U of New York P, 2007.

Cappell, Ezra. The Jewish American Novel. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2007.

Fingeroth, Danny and Lee, Stan. Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and Creation of the Superhero. NY: Continuum, 2007.

Franco, Dean J. Ethnic American Literature: Comparing Chicano, Jewish, and African American Writing. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2006.

Goldstein, Bluma. Enforced Marginality: Jewish Narratives on Abandoned Wives. Berkeley: U of California P, 2007.

Graff-Zivin, Erin. The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin American Imaginary. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2008.

Hoffman, Warren. The Passing Game: Queering Jewish American Culture. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 2009.

Katz, Stephen. Red, Black, and Jew: New Frontiers in Hebrew Literature. Austin: U of Texas P, 2009.

Kohn, Jerome and Feldman, Ron H. eds. The Jewish Writings. NY: Schocken, 2007.

Levinson, Julian. Exiles on Main Street: Jewish American Writers and American Literary Culture. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2008.

Miller, Marc. Representing the Immigrant Experience: Morris Rosenfeld and the Emergence of Yiddish Literature in America. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 2007.

Norich, Anita. Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Culture during the Holocaust. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2007.

Rosenbaum, Fred. Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area. Berkeley: U of California P, 2009.

Rottenberg, Catherine. Performing Americanness: Race, Class, and Gender in Modern African-American and Jewish-American Literature. Hanover, NH: UP of New England, 2008.

Shaked, Gershon. The New Tradition: Essays on Modern Hebrew Literature. Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew Union College, 2006.

Shreiber, Maeera. Singing in a Strange Land: A Jewish American Poetics. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2007.

Wirth-Nesher, Hana. Call It English: The Languages of Jewish American Literature. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2006.

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