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Representing the Immigrant Experience: Morris Rosenfeld and the Emergence of Yiddish Literature in America (Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, & Art)

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Rosenfeld is perhaps best remembered for his "sweatshop poems" in the early American Jewish press, collected in Songs from the Ghetto (1898), to lament the conditions under which immigrants toiled. In what is presented as the first full-length study of his work from a literary rather than ideological perspective, Miller (Yiddish language, literature, and culture, Emory U.) treats Rosenfeld as a best-selling interpreter of the East European Jewish experience before Isaac B. Singer and Sholem Aleichem. The book (based on Miller's dissertation at Columbia U.) includes a chronological list of Rosenfeld's works.
Annotation 2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Rosenfeld is perhaps best remembered for his "sweatshop poems" in the early American Jewish press, collected in Songs from the Ghetto (1898), to lament the conditions under which immigrants toiled. In what is presented as the first full-length study of his work from a literary rather than ideological perspective, Miller (Yiddish language, literature, and culture, Emory U.) treats Rosenfeld as a best-selling interpreter of the East European Jewish experience before Isaac B. Singer and Sholem Aleichem. The book (based on Miller's dissertation at Columbia U.) includes a chronological list of Rosenfeld's works. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815631361
Author:
Miller, Marc
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
European - German
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poets, Yiddish
Subject:
Yiddish literature - United States -
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Judaic Traditions in Literature, Music, & Art
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
8.49x5.53x.74 in. .68 lbs.

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