Not One of Them in Place: Modern Poetry and Jewish American Identity

Not One of Them in Place: Modern Poetry and Jewish American Identity

by Norman Finkelstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0791449831

ISBN-13: 9780791449837

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Explores the ways in which Jewish American poetry engages persistent questions of modern Jewish identity.

Overview

Explores the ways in which Jewish American poetry engages persistent questions of modern Jewish identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791449837
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
SUNY series in Modern Jewish Literature and Culture Series
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

Introduction
The Traditions of Jewish American Poetry

1. Tradition and Modernity: Charles Reznikoff and the Test of (Jewish) Poetry

2. Jewish American Modernism and the Problem of Identity
With Special Reference to the Work of Louis Zukofsky

3. Allen Grossman's Theophoric Poetics

4. Between Poland and Sumer: The Ethnopoetics of Jerome Rothenberg and Armand Schwerner

5. Objectivist Continuities: Harvey Shapiro, Michael Heller, Hugh Seidman

Afterword
Saying Kaddish: Holiness, Death, and the Jewish Difference in Poetry

Works Cited

Index

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