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Creative Awakening
     

Creative Awakening

by Louis Harap, American Jewish Archives (Other)
 

Around the turn of the century, the United States was still experiencing the mass migration of millions of Jews and other immigrants escaping oppression and poverty in Europe. Set against this historical backdrop, author Louis Harap examines the development of the Jewish American, as both writer and character, from 1900 to the 1950s. Creative Awakening traces fifty

Overview

Around the turn of the century, the United States was still experiencing the mass migration of millions of Jews and other immigrants escaping oppression and poverty in Europe. Set against this historical backdrop, author Louis Harap examines the development of the Jewish American, as both writer and character, from 1900 to the 1950s. Creative Awakening traces fifty years' development of Jewish American fiction, poetry and humor, as it analyzes fictional portrayals of Jews themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313253867
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/18/1987
Series:
Contributions in Ethnic Studies Series , #17
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile:
1380L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

LOUIS HARAP, former editor of Jewish Life, is currently on the editorial board of Jewish Currents.

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