A Measure of Memory: Storytelling and Identity in American Jewish Fiction

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A Measure of Memory: Storytelling and Identity in American Jewish Fiction

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Exploring the importance of storytelling in articulating the vicissitudes of individual and communal identity in 20th-century American Jewish fiction, this study focuses upon the short story, and on figures such as Aleichem, Schwartz, Roth, Malamud, Salinger and Spiegelman.

ISBN

9780820317731

Publication Date

1996

Publisher

University of Georgia Press

City

Athens

Keywords

American fiction, Jewish authors, history, criticism, Jews, storytelling, memory, literature

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | English Language and Literature

A Measure of Memory: Storytelling and Identity in American Jewish Fiction

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