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

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Overview

Explores the ways in which Jewish American poetry engages persistent questions of modern Jewish identity.
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“From the first-generation Objectivists to their contemporary heirs, from the visionary grandeur of Allen Grossman to the ethnopoetics of Jerome Rothenberg and Armand Schwerner, Jewish American poets have made a singularly rich and wide range of contributions to their art at the end of the millennium. Approaching these poets through an adroit combination of exemplary close reading, nuanced literary history, and the scholarship of Judaica, and writing from inside his subject as a poet himself, Norman Finkelstein lucidly negotiates central terms of identity, poetics, and spirit as he constructs a field-altering map of the achieved and the possible.” — Alan Golding, author of From Outlaw to Classic: Canons in American Poetry

“A mainstay for anyone researching the subject of American Jewish poetry. Finkelstein both crystallizes the issues and complicates the questions.” — Janet E. Kaufman, coeditor of How Shall We Tell Each Other of the Poet: The Life and Writing of Muriel Rukeyser

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In this analysis of how Jewish thought and cultural identity have been articulated in modern American poetry, the author offers a few clues but does not obsess about what is distinctive about Jewish poetry. Nor does he pursue gender issues in its feminist verse. Rather, Finkelstein (English, Xavier U.) applies a Symbolist- Objectivist metric for close reading of the Jewish-American canon including Allen Ginsberg, Charles Reznikoff, Louis Zukofsky, and Harvey Shapiro. This study builds upon the author-poet's (SUNY, 1992) and related works. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Norman Finkelstein is Professor of English at Xavier University. His previous works include two volumes of poetry, Restless Messengers and Track, and The Ritual of New Creation: Jewish Tradition and Contemporary Literature, also published by SUNY Press.

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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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