Saul Austerlitz is a writer and film critic in New York.
Articles by Saul Austerlitz
The poetry of Emma Lazarus (1849-1887), best known for the verse inscribed on the Statue of Liberty pedestal
Jewish American Poetry
Is there something uniquely Jewish about the poetry of Jewish Americans?
Mainstream American Jewish Literature
At mid 20th century, Jewish writers connected with American readers by writing about alienation.
In America, a female sweatshop worker from a Polish shtetl could become a renowned writer and Hollywood commodity.
Using a medium often associated with lightheartedness to portray the horrors of the Holocaust.
Jewish Immigrant Literature
Yiddish-speaking Jews put faith in the language of their new country and left an indelible mark on American letters.