Ozick's version of Jewish literature is more than Yiddish words and slapstick.
For this crop of American writers, being Jewish is as natural as breathing, sleeping, and sex.
Nationalistic poetry was a powerful, early Israeli genre.
The future of Israeli literature is as uncertain as Israel's ever-fluctuating demography.
A survey of Israeli literature, from Ottoman-era Palestine to today.
Jewish writers chose Hebrew, not German or Russian or even Yiddish, as the language with which to build a modern literary tradition.
Yiddish-speaking Jews put faith in the language of their new country and left an indelible mark on American letters.