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Sephardic-American Voices: Two Hundred Years of a Literary Legacy (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, & Life)

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A groundbreaking literary anthology reveals the nature and history of a lesser-known but vital branch of Jewish culture.

Table of Contents

Miriam ; On the persecution of the Jews of Damascus / Penina Moise — Zipra Nunez's account of the family's escape / Mordecai Manuel Noah — The crowing of the red cock ; The banner of the Jew / Emma Lazarus — The scientific mother ; The portrait of the senior wrangler / Annie Nathan Meyer — On the Jewish exile ; Letter to Europe / Robert G. Nathan — Those Memphis Jews / Lawrence Pereira Spingarn — Selections from Farewell to Salonica / Leon Sciaky — All the way home / Herbert Hadad — Nona : a recollection / Gloria De Vidas Kirchheimer — Fabric / Rosaly DeMaios Roffman — La Tâia Estambolâia / Emma Adatto Schlesinger — The gold chain / Rae Dalven — Recollections / Morrie Camhi — Hotel Majestic ; Lament / Ruth Behar — The IQ and I : my adventures near the bottom of the bell curve / Victor Perera — Ba§awa / Stanley Sultan — Excerpts from Suleika / Ruth Knafo Setton — The voyager ; Arbitration / Gloria De Vidas Kirchheimer — La America ; Grandfathers ; Poem for Grandma / Michael Castro — Toward the light / Linda Ashear — Sunday visits / David Del Bourgo — Suspect fashion / Henrietta Bensussen — Grace ; RF Let us go to Chrystie Street / Stephen Levy --Selections from Rabbi / Stanley Sultan — Erica ; The inquiry / Rebecca Camhi Fromer — Stella's story / Michael Castro — Trip / Ivanov Yehudi Reyez — Homage to our Turkish brethren / David F. Altabe — Once, a bright fire / Rena Varon Down — Cameo / Ivanov Yehudi Reyez — Loops / Sarah Melhado White — Atonement ; After Ecclesiastes ; I had thought of writing a play based on the following facts: / Ammiel Alcalay — Sometimes people think ; Saving the puffins : puffin rhapsody ; The mystical child / Rosaly DeMaios Roffman — Revelation / Linda Ashear — Highway song / Ammiel Alcalay — Nameless daughter / Ruth Behar — Both Jewish and Arabic ; My family reunion / Herbert Hadad — My father driving, delivering a few dozen skirts on a Saturday morning ; Singing for Saturday morning ; Teacher in Bayside ; Erev Shabbat biYerushalayim ; Going to pray ; Standing up in the subway / Stephen Levy — Excerpts from Island of strangers / Jordan Elgrably.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874518900
Subtitle:
Two Hundred Years of a Literary Legacy
Editor:
Matza, Diane
Editor:
Matza, Diane
Publisher:
Brandeis University Press
Location:
Hanover, NH
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Jewish
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Sephardim
Subject:
Jewish authors
Subject:
Jewish - General
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
Series Volume:
v. 6
Publication Date:
December 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
377
Dimensions:
8.99x6.03x1.04 in. 1.16 lbs.

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