Examines the Yiddish-Hebrew writer I. L. Peretz's alignment with the Jewish working-class in Eastern Europe and his devotion to progressive politics.
Explores the writer's enduring literary and political legacy.
Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.
Examines the place of Paris in French Jewish literary memory, a memory that, of necessity, grapples with the aftermath of the Holocaust.
Three stageworthy plays and nine individual scenes that offer an introduction to Yiddish theater at its liveliest.
A portrait of Israeli literature in its full transnational and multilingual complexity.
An authoritative biography of the dean of American proletarian writers during the interwar years.
A dynamic dialogue of poetry and art that reimagines the ancient, biblical concept of sacrifice.
Combines powerful first-person accounts with incisive scholarly analysis to understand the phenomenon of ultra-Orthodox Jews who leave their insular communities and venture into the wider world.
An in-depth look at Elie Wiesel’s writings, from his earliest works to his final novels.
Analyzes audio recordings of interwar Hebrew plays, providing a new model for the use of sound in theater studies.
Surveys the current state of Jewish American and Holocaust literatures as well as approaches to teaching them.
A Marxist history of Israeli literature, tracing the relations between economic, social, and aesthetic transformations.
Examines how Jewish women have used poetry to challenge their historical limitations while rewriting their potential futures.
Argues that Jewish writers used depictions of Jews as animals to question prevalent notions of Jewish identity.
Comprehensive analysis of 220 hours of outtakes that impels us to reexamine our assumptions about a crucial Holocaust documentary.
Translations of selected poems by the Yiddish writer, covering the entire breadth of his career.
Argues that first- and second-generation Jewish American writers had an ambivalent relationship with educational success.
A comprehensive survey of the most important writing to come out of the Holocaust.