Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections

Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections ePUB Û Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and eBook é Poetry: Poems, PDF/EPUB ä American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Epub / Jewish American Epub / American Poetry: Poems, eBook ´ From Emma Lazarus to Allen Ginsberg, Jewish American poets have long been a presence in American poetry Once a group of isolated voices, th.



From Emma Lazarus to Allen Ginsberg, Jewish American poets have long been a presence in American poetry Once a group of isolated voices, their number and range has grown in the lastyears to reveal a distinct American poetic tradition The first complete guide to the diversity and vitality of this tradition, Jewish American Poetry features poems byleading poets some written especially for this volume followed by the poets own reflections on the Jewish and American aspects of their work The second half of the book gathers ten wide ranging essays on the history and scope of Jewish American poetry, offering an unprecedented introduction to its Yiddish and Sephardic heritage, its distinctive poetics of commentary, its Kabbalists, its feminists, and With a general introduction that places this literature in the contexts of both Jewish culture and American poetry, Jewish American Poetry opens the door to a much needed discussion of the significance of the Jewish voice in American literature