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The tenement saga : the Lower East Side and early Jewish American writers / Sanford Sternlicht.

By: Sternlicht, Sanford, 1931-Material type: TextTextPublisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press/Terrace Books, ©2004Description: 1 online resource (xv, 171 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0299204839; 9780299204839; 1282269666; 9781282269668; 9786612269660; 6612269669Subject(s): American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism | American literature -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism | Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish authors -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Intellectual life | Judaism and literature -- New York (State) -- New York | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature | Tenement houses -- New York (State) -- New York | Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- History | Immigrants in literature | Jews in literature | Jews | New York City -- ethnology | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | American literature | American literature -- Jewish authors | Authors, American -- Homes and haunts | Immigrants in literature | Intellectual life | Jews in literature | Jews -- Intellectual life | Judaism and literature | Literature | Tenement houses | New York (State) -- New York | New York (State) -- New York -- Lower East Side | American Literature | English | Languages & LiteraturesGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tenement saga.DDC classification: 810.9/892407471 LOC classification: PS153.J4 | S74 2004ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
I: The lower east side -- Cultural history and topography -- Where did they come from? -- Immigrant life -- The immigrant woman and the family -- Education -- Work -- The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire and the rise of labor laws -- The public forum: Jewish newspapers and periodicals -- Reading -- Religion and secularism -- Prostitution -- Other types of crime -- The impact of historical events -- The Yiddish theater -- Other forms of recreation and entertainment -- Food -- The lower east side tenement museum on Orchard Street -- Moving on -- II: Early Jewish American writers -- The writers -- Antecendents in American literature -- Themes -- City fiction -- Ambraham Cahan -- Anzia Yezierska -- Rose Cohen -- Marcus Eli Ravage -- Samuel Ornitz -- Marie Ganz -- Ben Hecht -- Michael Gold -- Samson Raphaelson -- Marya Zaturenska -- Louis Zukofsky -- Sydney Taylor -- Henry Roth -- Harry Roskolenko -- A group picture from the Williamsburg bridge.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-164) and index.

I: The lower east side -- Cultural history and topography -- Where did they come from? -- Immigrant life -- The immigrant woman and the family -- Education -- Work -- The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire and the rise of labor laws -- The public forum: Jewish newspapers and periodicals -- Reading -- Religion and secularism -- Prostitution -- Other types of crime -- The impact of historical events -- The Yiddish theater -- Other forms of recreation and entertainment -- Food -- The lower east side tenement museum on Orchard Street -- Moving on -- II: Early Jewish American writers -- The writers -- Antecendents in American literature -- Themes -- City fiction -- Ambraham Cahan -- Anzia Yezierska -- Rose Cohen -- Marcus Eli Ravage -- Samuel Ornitz -- Marie Ganz -- Ben Hecht -- Michael Gold -- Samson Raphaelson -- Marya Zaturenska -- Louis Zukofsky -- Sydney Taylor -- Henry Roth -- Harry Roskolenko -- A group picture from the Williamsburg bridge.

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