Rischin paints a vivid picture of Jewish life in New York at the turn of the century. Here are the old neighborhoods and crowded tenements, the Rester Street markets, the sweatshops, the birth of Yiddish theatre in America, and the founding of important Jewish newspapers and labor movements. The book describes, too, the city''s response to this great influx of immigrants?a response that marked the beginning of a new concept of social responsibility.
The larger pan of this classic symposium on the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins was originally assembled as a special number of The Kenyon Review to celebrate in 1944 the..
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A Russian Doll and Other Stories is the ninth collection of short fiction by one of this century''s premier Argentinian writers who, with his fellow countrymen Julio Cortazar and..
Some critics view the postwar avant-garde as the empty recycling of forms and strategies from the first two decades of the twentieth century. Others view it, more positively, as a..