American Jewish fiction / Josh Lambert.

This new volume in the JPS Guides series is a fiction reader's dream: a guide to 125 remarkable works of fiction. The selection includes a wide range of classic American Jewish novels and story collections, from 1867 to the present, selected by the author in consultation with a panel of literar...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lambert, Joshua N.
Corporate Author: Jewish Publication Society.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2009.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:JPS guide.
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Table of Contents:
  • Differences (1867) / Nathan Mayer
  • As it was written: a Jewish musician's story (1885) / Sidney Luska
  • Other things being equal (1892) / Emma Wolf
  • Joseph Zalmonah (1893) / Edward King
  • Yekl (1896) and The imported bridegroom and other stories of the New York ghetto (1898) / Abraham Cahan
  • Children of men (1903) / Bruno Lessing
  • Q.E.D. (1903) / Gertrude Stein
  • Motl, the cantor's son (1907-16) / Sholem Aleichem
  • The tether (1908) / Ezra Brudno
  • The rise of David Levinsky (1917) / Abraham Cahan
  • The chosen people (1917) / Sidney Nyburg
  • Fanny herself (1917) / Edna Ferber
  • Salome of the tenements (1923) / Anzia Yezierska
  • Haunch, paunch and jowl (1923) / Samuel Ornitz
  • Bread givers (1925) / Anzia Yezierska
  • Amerika (1927) / Franz Kafka
  • The island within (1928) / Ludwig Lewisohn
  • Arnold Levenberg (1928) / David Pinski
  • Singermann (1929) / Myron Brinig
  • Bottom dogs (1929) / Edward Dahlberg
  • Jews without money (1930) / Michael Gold
  • By the waters of Manhattan (1930) / Charles Reznikoff
  • Thicker than water (1932) / Vera Caspary
  • Miss Lonelyhearts (1933) and The day of the locust (1939) / Nathanael West
  • Call it sleep (1934) / Henry Roth
  • Summer in Williamsburg, homage to Blenholt, and Low Company (1934) / Daniel Fuchs
  • The education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N (1937) / Leonard Q. Ross
  • I can get it for you wholesale (1937) / Jerome Weidman
  • Tomorrow's bread (1938) / Beatrice Bisno
  • As a driven leaf (1939) / Milton Steinberg
  • What makes Sammy run? (1941) / Budd Schulberg
  • Jewish cowboy (1942) / Isaac Raboy
  • The family Carnofsky (1943) / I.J. Singer
  • Focus (1945) / Arthur Miller
  • Passage from home (1946) / Isaac Rosenfeld
  • Wasteland (1946) / Jo Sinclair
  • East River (1946) / Sholem Asch
  • The Amboy dukes (1947) / Irving Shulman
  • My glorious brothers (1948) / Howard Fast
  • The naked and the dead (1948) / Norman Mailer
  • The break-up of our camp and other stories (1949) / Paul Goodman
  • A stone for Danny Fisher (1952) / Harold Robbins
  • The adventures of Augie March (1953) / Saul Bellow
  • Blessed is the land (1954) / Louis Zara
  • Marjorie Morningstar (1955) / Herman Wouk
  • Compulsion (1956) / Meyer Levin
  • Remember me to God (1957) / Myron S. Kaufmann
  • The assistant (1957) / Bernard Malamud
  • Shadows on the Hudson (1957-58) / Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Exodus (1958) / Leon Uris
  • Goodbye, Columbus and five stories (1959) / Philip Roth
  • The pawnbroker (1961) / Edward Lewis Wallant
  • Tell me a riddle (1961) / Tillie Olson
  • Stern (1962) / Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Herzog (1964) / Saul Bellow
  • To an early grave (1964) / Wallace Markfield
  • Friday, the rabbi slept late (1964) / Harry Kemelman
  • Criers and kibbitzers [i.e. kibitzers], kibbitzers [i.e. kibitzers] and criers (1966) / Stanley Elkin
  • The last Jew in America (1966) / Leslie Fiedler
  • Green (1967) / Norma Rosen
  • Tsemakh atlas/The Yeshiva (1967-68) / Chaim Grade
  • Waiting for the news (1969) / Leo Litwak
  • Portnoy's complaint (1969) / Philip Roth
  • Are you there God? It's me, Margaret (1970) / Judy Blume
  • Bech, a book (1970) / John Updike
  • The book of Daniel (1971) / E.L. Doctorow
  • Double or nothing: a real fictitious discourse (1971) / Raymond Federman
  • Jacob's son (1971) / Ben Field
  • The pagan rabbi and other stories (1971) / Cynthia Ozick
  • Edwin Mullhouse: the life and death of an American writer, 1943-1954, by Jeffrey Cartwright (1972) / Steven Millhauser
  • My name is Asher Lev (1972) / Chaim Potok
  • In the days of Simon Stern (1973) / Arthur A. Cohen
  • Fear of flying (1973) / Erica Jong
  • A star in the family (1975) / Irvin Faust
  • My own ground (1976) / Hugh Nissenson
  • Refiner's fire: the life and adventures of Marshall Pearl, a foundling (1977) / Mark Helprin
  • In dreams begin responsibilities and other stories (1978) / Delmore Schwartz
  • A weave of women (1978) / E.M. Broner
  • A contract with God and other tenement stories (1978) / Will Eisner
  • Good as gold (1979) / Joseph Heller
  • O my America! (1980) / Johanna Kaplan
  • The mind-body problem (1983) / Rebecca Goldstein
  • Hungry hearts (1983) / Francine Prose
  • Disturbances in the field (1983) / Lynn Sharon Schwartz
  • Heartburn (1983) / Nora Ephron
  • Mainland (1985) / Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
  • Her first American (1985) / Lore Segal
  • Lazar Malkin enters heaven (1986) / Steve Stern
  • The ritual bath (1986) / Faye Kellerman
  • The shawl (1989) / Cynthia Ozick
  • The great letter E (1990) / Sandra Schor
  • He, she, and it (1991) / Marge Piercy
  • Operation Shylock: a confession (1993) / Philip Roth
  • The prince of West End Avenue (1994) / Alan Isler
  • The collected stories (1994) / Grace Paley
  • Mr. Vertigo (1994) / Paul Auster
  • A disturbance in one place (1994) / Binnie Kirshenbaum
  • The romance reader (1995) / Pearl Abraham
  • While the Messiah tarries (1995) / Melvin Jules Bukiet
  • Tales out of school (1995) / Benjamin Taylor
  • Mona in the promised land (1996) / Gish Jen
  • The complete stories (1997) / Bernard Malamud
  • The Puttermesser papers (1997) / Cynthia Ozick
  • American pastoral (1997) / Philip Roth
  • Like never before (1998) / Ehud Havazelet
  • Paradise, New York (1998) / Eileen Pollack
  • The Jew of New York (1998) / Ben Katchor
  • For the relief of unbearable urges (1999) / Nathan Englander
  • The ladies auxiliary (1999) / Tova Mirvis
  • Moonlight on the avenue of faith (1999) / Gina Nahai
  • The amazing adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000) / Michael Chabon
  • Bee season (2000) / Myla Goldberg
  • Days of awe (2001) / Achy Obejas
  • Paradise Park (2001) / Allegra Goodman
  • Everything is illuminated (2002) / Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Russian debutante's handbook (2002) / Gary Shteyngart
  • Old school (2003) / Tobias Wolff
  • San Remo Drive (2003) / Leslie Epstein
  • The first desire (2004) / Nancy Reisman
  • Joy comes in the morning (2004) / Jonathan Rosen
  • Collected stories (2004) / Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • The world to come (2006) / Dara Horn
  • The Yiddish Policeman's Union (2007) / Michael Chabon
  • The collected stories (2007) / Leonard Michaels
  • Petropolis (2007) / Anya Ulinich.