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Author Weber, Donald, 1951-
Title Haunted in the New World : Jewish American culture from Cahan to The Goldbergs / Donald Weber
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  E184.36.E84 W53 2005    AVAILABLE    30610020207239
Descript xiii, 250 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Jewish literature and culture
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-243) and index
Introduction : adjusting to America -- Outsider in the old world, greenhorn in the new : Christopher Newman and David Levinsky -- Gastronomic nostalgia : Anzia Yezierska -- The claims of descent : immigrant cinema -- Haunted in the new world : Henry Roth -- To make "a Jew" : projecting antisemitism in post-war America -- Memory and repression : Goldberg variations -- The "Jewish opera" : Saul Bellow and other Jewish sons -- Epilogue : nostalgia and 1950s popular culture
Subject Jews -- United States -- Identity
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States
American fiction -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Popular culture -- Religious aspects -- Judaism
Jews in the performing arts -- United States
Jews in literature
Emigration and immigration -- Psychological aspects
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