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Israel through the Jewish-American imagination a survey of Jewish-American literature on Israel, 1928-1995 by Andrew Furman

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English



  • Israel,
  • United States


  • American fiction -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism,
  • Judaism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life,
  • Jewish fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Jews in literature,
  • Israel -- In literature

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-218) and index.

StatementAndrew Furman.
SeriesSUNY series in modern Jewish literature and culture
LC ClassificationsPS153.J4 F87 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981014M
ISBN 100791432513, 0791432521
LC Control Number96018577

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