The pioneers of modern Hebrew literature took a cumbersome, unspoken language and created a vibrant literary tradition.
Leaving the world of the shtetl for an alluring modern culture is the primary theme of early modern Hebrew literature.
Overview Hebrew Literature. Jewish American Literature. Modern Hebrew Literature. Israeli Literature.
Is there something uniquely Jewish about the poetry of Jewish Americans?
A writer who used the Jew as a metaphor for humankind.
Jewish socialism influenced Grace Paley's life and literature.
The most successful Jewish American writer may be the most ambivalent as well.
At mid 20th century, Jewish writers connected with American readers by writing about alienation.
The founder and editor of the Forward wrote one of the most important American immigrant novels ever.
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.
Ozick's version of Jewish literature is more than Yiddish words and slapstick.