Follow My Footprints: Changing Images of Women in American Jewish Fiction

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Sylvia Barack Fishman
UPNE, 1992 - Religion - 506 pages
This anthology focuses on women in Jewish fiction and presents a vivid panorama of Jewish life in the United States over the past one hundred years.
 

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Contents

An Introductory Essay
1
Sholem Aleichem
76
Sholem Asch
90
Chaim Grade
116
Isaac Bashevis Singer
140
Abraham Cahan
163
Anzia Yezierska
175
Henry Roth
194
Seymour Epstein
311
Grace Paley
332
Vivian Gornick
348
Anne Richardson Roiphe
365
Gloria Goldreich
385
Ruth Knafo Setton
402
Gloria Kirchheimer
411
Rebecca Goldstein
418

Tillie Olsen 2
212
THE JEWISH MOTHER
245
Philip Roth
256
Bernard Malamud 2 99
299
Cynthia Ozick
439
Glossary
495
Acknowledgments 505
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SYLVIA BARACK FISHMAN directs the program in Contemporary Jewish Life in the Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Department at Brandeis University, where she is a Professor. She is co-director of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute. Her most recent book, Jewish Life and American Culture (2000) explored the way American Jews negotiate the Jewish and secular pieces of their lives. Her earlier books include A Breath of Life: Feminism in the American Jewish Community (1993), named a 1994 Honor Book by the National Jewish Book Council; and Changing Minds: Feminism in Contemporary Orthodox Jewish Life (2000).

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