Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets : A Bio-Critical Sourcebook


Fine in hardcover. 24 by 17 cm. 656 pages. New book. Gift quality. Navy cover with silver lettering on front and on spine. Contains selected bibliography, drama index, poetry index and information on contributors. Bright, clean. From the publisher: 'Jewish-American poetry and drama play an important role in contemporary American culture. These writings also reflect an enormous diversity of perspectives. This reference book includes alphabetically arranged entries for more than 70 contemporary Jewish-American dramatists and poets, such as Paddy Chayevsky, Sarah Blacher Cohen, Allen Ginsberg, John Hollander, Barbara Lebow, Denise Levertov, Allen Mandelbaum, David Mamet, and Arthur Miller. Each entry includes a brief biography of the writer, a discussion of major works and themes, an overview of the critical reception of the author's writings, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. The first part of the book includes entries for dramatists, and the second covers poets. Each part is introduced by a short overview essay, and the volume closes with selected, general bibliographies.'

Title: Contemporary Jewish-American Dramatists and Poets : A Bio-Critical Sourcebook

Author Name: Shatzky, Joel [Editor]; Taub, Michael [Editor]; Nelson, Emmanuel S. [Advisory Editor]

Categories: Non-fiction, Reference, Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 1999

ISBN Number: 0313294615

ISBN Number 13: 9780313294617

Seller ID: 900A43

Keywords: JEWS LITERATURE AMERICAN POETRY HISTORY, Non-fiction, Brand, New