Dramatic Encounters

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There is so much to Louis Harap's three volumes, this extraordinary trilogy, that a reviewer can only hint at the depth, penetrating intelligence, research, and insight of the author. This is a monumental work. American Jewish Archives

This volume, the final one in a three-part series on the Jewish presence in twentieth-century American literature, first examines the special literary relationship of Blacks and Jews as exemplified in the writings of the two groups. Harap locates ...

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Overview

There is so much to Louis Harap's three volumes, this extraordinary trilogy, that a reviewer can only hint at the depth, penetrating intelligence, research, and insight of the author. This is a monumental work. American Jewish Archives

This volume, the final one in a three-part series on the Jewish presence in twentieth-century American literature, first examines the special literary relationship of Blacks and Jews as exemplified in the writings of the two groups. Harap locates the historical roots of this relationship in Black folklore and history and finds illustrations of it in the work of Black novelists from Richard Wright to Paule Marshall. He examines the partial breakdown of this relationship in both social and literary terms during the 1970s.

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Meet the Author

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

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Table of Contents

Series Foreword by Leonard W. Doob

Foreword by Jacob Rader Marcus

Preface

Special Black-Jewish Literary Relations

From Dialect Humor to Black Humor

Jews as Poets

The Jew in Drama

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

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