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SLAV 2063 Jewish Literature in 20th Century North America (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The cultural and historical experience of Jewish authors in 20-th century North America, with a focus on Anglophone Jewish writers. Prose, poetry, and drama by Woody Allen, Mary Antin, Abraham Cahan, Saul Bellow, Allen Ginsburg, Anthony Hecht, Emma Lazarus, Denise Levertov, Bernard Malamud, Arthur Miller, S. J. Perelman, Charles Reznikoff, Mordecai Richler, Adrienne Rich, Philip Roth, I. B. Singer, Gertrude Stein, Louis Zukofsky, Wendy Wasserstein and others, and selected criticism by Harold Bloom, Alfred Kazin, Cynthia Ozick, Lionel Trilling and others.

Instructor(s): Maxim D. Shrayer

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

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Comments: Designated course as "cultural diversity"

Last Updated: 14-Dec-17