Table of contents for The modern Jewish canon : a journey through language and culture / Ruth R. Wisse.


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Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. THE COMEDY OF ENDURANCE
Sholem Aleichem
2. THE LOGIC OF LANGUAGE AND THE TRIALS OF THE JEWS
Franz Kafka and Yosef Haim Brenner
3. LITERATURE OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION
From Isaac Babel to Vasily Grossman
4. BETWEEN THE WARS
The Singer Family of Warsaw
5. A FAREWELL TO POLAND
Jacob Glatstein and S.Y. Agnon
6. SHOAH, KHURBN, HOLOCAUST
Testimonies in Native and Adopted Tongues
7. THE ZIONIST FATE IN ENGLISH HANDS
From George Eliot to A.M. Klein
8. THE IMMIGRANT PHASE
American Jewish Fiction from 1900 to 1950
9. WRITING BEYOND ALIENATION
Saul Bellow, Cynthia Ozick, and Philip Roth
10. A CHAPTER IN THE MAKING
Israeli Literature
Author's Postscript
Notes
Suggested Reading from the Modern Jewish Canon
Index



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Jewish fiction History and criticism, Literature, Modern Jewish authors History and criticism, Judaism and literature, Canon (Literature)Jews in literature