Jewish Writers of The Twentieth Century
Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century is both a comprehensive reference resource and a springboard for further study.
- examines canonical Jewish writers, less well-known authors of Yiddish and Hebrew, and emerging Israeli writers
- includes entries on figures as diverse as Marcel Proust, Franz Kafka, Tristan Tzara, Eugene Ionesco, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Arthur Miller, Saul Bellow, Nadine Gordimer, and Woody Allen
- contains introductory essays on Jewish-American writing, Holocaust literature and memoirs, Yiddish writing, and Anglo-Jewish literature
- provides a chronology of twentieth-century Jewish writers.
Compiled by expert contributors, this book contains over 330 entries on individual authors, each consisting of a biography, a list of selected publications, a scholarly essay on their work and suggestions for further reading.