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The Jewish East Side, 1881-1924

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This book, originally published as The Old East Side, is a collection of literature and documents ranging from the autobiography of the sculptor Jacob Epstein and the novels of Abraham Cain to the reporting of William Dean Howells and the fictional reconstruction of a vanished world by Henry Roth. The world is that of the old shtetl transplanted to a new, growing country, where "the ghetto" (in the years 1881-1924) was an unstable mixture of nostalgic elements and the pressures of American economic and social reality.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781412837491
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Subject:
American fiction -- Jewish authors.
Edited by:
Milton Hindus
Author:
Hindus, Milton
Author:
Milton Hindus
Subject:
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) Ethnic relations.
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Lower East Side
Subject:
Ethnic relations
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Jewish studies
Subject:
Jews -- New York (State) -- New York.
Subject:
New York (N.Y.) Ethnic relations.
Subject:
Americana-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1969
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
301

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