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Secondary Bibliography on Anzia Yezierska


Anolik, Ruth Bienstock. "'All Words, Words, About Words': Linguistic Journey and Transformation in Anzia Yezierska's the Bread Givers." Studies in American Jewish Literature 21 (2002): 12-23.

Avery, Evelyn. "Oh My 'Mishpocha!' Some Jewish Women Writers from Antin to Kaplan View the Family." Studies in American Jewish Literature 5 (1986): 44-53.

Bassman, Michael F. "Mary Antin and Anzia Yezierska: A Study of Two Early Twentieth Century Jewish Women Immigrant Writers." The Image of Class in Literature, Media, and Society. Eds. Will Wright and Steven Kaplan. University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, 1998. 126-29.

Bergland, Betty Ann. "Reconstructing the 'Self' in America: Patterns in Immigrant Women's Autobiographies." U of Minnesota, 1991.

Bingham, C.; Gabriel, J. "Economies of Teaching: Class, Money, and Identity in Anzia Yezierska's Breadgivers." Journal of Thought, 36.4 (2001): 33-44.

Berch, Bettina. From Hester Street to Hollywood: The Life and Work of Anzia Yezierska.Sefer International, 2009. ISBN 9781607251842.Publishers Weekly, April 20, 2009: Berch’s faithful biography captures well this “surprisingly modern woman,” as well as her lasting influence and importance. (Mar.)

Botshon, Lisa. "Anzia Yezierska and the Marketing of the Jewish Immigrant in 1920s Hollywood." Journal of Narrative Theory 30.3 (2000): 287-312.

Botshon, Lisa, and Meredith Goldsmith. Middlebrow Moderns : Popular American Women Writers of the 1920s. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2003.

Brammer-Smith, Lisa L. "Jewish Ethics in Depression Era Novels : The Works of Anzia Yezierska." M. A. Thesis, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2000.

Castro, Ginette. "American to Be and America as It Is: Hungry Hearts D'anzia Yezierska." L'ici Et L'ailleurs: Multilinguisme Et Multiculturalisme En Amerique Du Nord. Ed. Jean Beranger. Annales Du Centre De Recherches Sur L'amerique Anglophone. Bordeaux: Presses de l'Universite de Bordeaux, 1991. 31-51.

Christopher, Renny. "Rags to Riches to Suicide: Unhappy Narratives of Upward Mobility: Martin Eden, Bread Givers, Delia's Song, and Hunger of Memory." College Literature 29.4 (2002): 79-108.

Codde, Philippe. "A Willing Embrace of the Shadow: Cultural and Textual Hybridity in Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers." "Lost on the Map of the World": Jewish-American Women's Quest for Home in Essays and Memoirs, 1890-Present. Ed. Phillipa Kafka. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2001. 7-24.

Demirturk, Emine Lale. "The Female Identity in Cross-Cultural Perspective: Immigrant Women's Autobiography." DAI 47, no. 7 (1987 Jan.): p. 2584A. 1987.

Dominguez, Susan. "Snapshots of Twentieth-Century Writers Mary Antin, Zora Neal Hurston, Zitkala-Sa, and Anzia Yezierska." Centennial Review 41.3 (1997): 547-52.

Drucker, Sally Ann. "Yiddish, Yidgin, and Yezierska: Dialect in Jewish-American Writing." Yiddish 6.4 (1987): 99-113.

---. "Anzia Yezierska: An Immigrant Cinderella." 1988.

Duncan, Erika. "The Hungry Jewish Mother." The Lost Tradition: Mothers and Daughters in Literature. Ed. Cathy N.--Broner Davidson, E. M. New York: Ungar, 1980. 231-41.

Durruty, Suzanne. "Bread Givers, Ou L'eternel Immigrant." Annales du Centre de Recherches sur l'Amerique Anglophone 17 (1992): 81-89, 267.

Ebest, R. "Anzia Yezierska and the Popular Periodical Debate over the Jews." Melus 25.1 (2000): 105.

Faymonville, Carmen. "Still the Frontier: The American West and Immigrant Women's Narratives." The Image of the American West in Literature, the Media, and Society. Ed. Will --Kaplan Wright, Steven. University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO: Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery, 1996. 10-16.

Ferraro, Thomas J. "'Working Ourselves up' in America: Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers." South Atlantic Quarterly 89.3 (1990): 547-81.

Ferraro, Thomas Joseph. "Ethnic Passages: The Mobility Narratives of Yezierska, Miller, Puzo, and Kingston." 1990.

Fishbein, L. "Anzia Yezierska, the Sweatshop Cinderella and the Invented Life." Studies in American Jewish literature 17 (1998): 137.

Foster, Susan E. Migdoll. "Linguistic Literary Treasures : A Study of Yiddish-English Literary Dialect in the Works of Cahan, Yezierska, Gross, Rosten, and Roth." M. A. Thesis, Sonoma State University, 2000.

Goldsmith, Meredith. "'the Democracy of Beauty': Fashioning Ethnicity and Gender in the Fiction of Anzia Yezierska." Yiddish 11.3-4 (1999): 166-87.

Golub, Ellen. "Eat Your Heart Out: The Fiction of Anzia Yezierska." Studies in American Jewish Literature 3 (1983): 51-61.

Gordon, Nicholas K. "Jewish and American: A Criticial Study of the Fiction of Abraham Cahan, Anzia Yezierska, Waldo Frank and Ludwig Lewisohn." Dissertation Abstracts 29 (1968): 600A.

Homberger, Eric. "Charles Reznikoff's Family Chronicle: Saying Thank You and I'm Sorry." Charles Reznikoff: Man and Poet. Ed. Milton Hindus. Man and Poet Series. Univ. of Maine at Orono, Orono: Nat. Poetry Foundation, 1984. 327-42.

Japtok, Martin. "Justifying Individualism: Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers." The Immigrant Experience in North American Literature: Carving out a Niche. Ed. Katherine B. --Rose Payant, Toby (ed. and epilogue). Contributions to the Study of American Literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1999. 17-30.

Kamel, Rose. "'Anzia Yezierska, Get out of Your Own Way': Selfhood and Otherness in the Autobiographical Fiction of Anzia Yezierska." Studies in American Jewish Literature 3 (1983): 40-50.

Konzett, Delia Caparoso. "Administered Identities and Linguistic Assimilation: The Politics of Immigrant English in Anzia Yezierska's Hungry Hearts." American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism, and Bibliography 69.3 (1997): 595-619.

Konzett, Delia Caparoso. Ethnic Modernisms: Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Rhys, and the Aesthetics of Dislocation. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Laufer, Pearl David."Powerful and Powerless: Paradox in Vivian Gornick's Fierce Attachments." Mother Puzzles: Daughters and Mothers in Contemporary American Literature. Ed. Mickey Pearlman. Contribs. In Women's Studies. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1989. 123-30.

Lem, Ellyn. "You Say 'Canape,' and I Say 'Kreplach': Reading the Cultural Culinary Conflicts in Jewish American Writers." Studies in American Jewish Literature 21 (2002): 94-107.

Levenberg, Diane. "Three Jewish Writers and the Spirit of the Thirties: Michael Gold, Anzia Yezierska, and Henry Roth." Book Forum: An International Transdisciplinary Quarterly 6.2 (1982): 233-44.

Levin, Tobe. "How to Eat without Eating: Anzia Yezierska's Hunger." Cooking by the Book. Ed. Mary Anne Schofield. Bowling Green, OH: Popular, 1989.

Levin, Tobe, and Angelika Koster-Lossack. "Asthetik Einer Erzwungenen Fremd/Sprache: Anzia Yezierskas Immigrantin Als Schriftstellerin Und Muse." Judische Kultur Und Weiblichkeit in Der Moderne. Ed. Inge --Schilling Stephan, Sabine --Weigel, Sigrid (ed., introd. & afterword). Literatur - Kultur - Geschlecht: Studien Zur Literatur- Und Kulturgeschichte: Grosse Reihe. Cologne: Bohlau, 1994. 131-40.

Levinson, Melanie. "'to Make Myself for a Person': 'Passing' Narratives and the Divided Self in the Work of Anzia Yezierska." Studies in American Jewish Literature 13 (1994): 2-9.

Lewis, Florence Chasan. "Is It Skaz? The Authentic Voice and Crossing Gender Lines in Three American Jewish Women Authors." U of California Berkeley, 1999.

Maloney, Meighan, et al. Social Realism. videorecording /. Annenberg/CPB, S. Burlington, Vt., 2003.

Meer, Esther Faygale. "The Polemics of the Heart: A Study of the Complete Works of Anzia Yezierska." 1988.

Miller, Martha Gimpel. "Tevye's Daughters: Jewish Experience and Women's Identity in the United States." U of North Carolina Greensboro, 2000.

Mintz, Jacqueline A. "The Myth of the Jewish Mother in Three Jewish, American, Female Writers." The Centennial Review 22 (1978): 346-55.

Muir, Lisa. "Lady Liberty's Colonization and Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers." Centennial Review 41.3 (1997): 635-43.

Oates, Joyce Carol. "Imaginary Cities: America." Literature & the Urban Experience: Essays on the City and Literature. Eds. Michael C. Jaye and Ann Chalmers Watts. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1981. 11-33.

Okonkwo, C. N. "Of Repression, Assertion, and the Speakerly Dress: Anzia Yezierska's Salome of the Tenements." Melus 25.1 (2000): 129.

Pascual, Nieves. "Starving for Hunger: The Fiction of Anzia Yezierska." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 36.1 (2003): 147-60.

Pavletich, JoAnn. "The Power of Emotion: Affect and Literature in Early Twentieth-Century United States Culture." U of Texas Austin, 1996.

---. "Anzia Yezierska, Immigrant Authority, and the Uses of Affect." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 19.1 (2000): 81-104.

Pavletich, J. A. "Anzia Yezierska, Immigrant Authority, and the Uses of Affect." Tulsa Studies in Womens Literature 19.1 (2000): 81.

Regenbaum, Shelly. "Art, Gender, and the Jewish Tradition in Yezierska's Red Ribbon on a White Horse and Potok's My Name Is Asher Lev." Studies in American Jewish Literature 7.1 (1988): 55-66.

Rosk, Nancy Von. "'Go, Make Yourself for a Person': Urbanity and the Construction of an American Identity in the Novels of Abraham Cahan and Anzia Yezierska." Prospects: An Annual Journal of American Cultural Studies 26 (2001): 295-335.

Sachs, Susan Hersh. "Anzia Yezierska: 'Her Words Dance with a Thousand Colors'." Studies in American Jewish Literature 3 (1983): 62-67.

Salvatori, Mariolina. "Women's Work in Novels of Immigrant Life." MELUS 9.4 (1982): 39-58.

Schoen, Carol. "Anzia Yezierska: New Light on the 'Sweatshop Cinderella'." Melus 7.3 (1980): 3-11.

Schoen, Carol B. Anzia Yezierska. Twayne's United States Authors Series. Boston: Twayne, 1982.

Shapiro, Ann R. "The Ultimate Shaygets and the Fiction of Anzia Yezierska." MELUS 21.2 (1996): 79-88.

Sol, Adam. "Longings and Renunciations: Attitudes Towards Intermarriage in Early Twentieth Century Jewish American Novels." American Jewish History 89.2 (2001): 215-30.

Stone, Carole. "Immigrant Jewish Identity and the Female Voice: Anzia Yezierska and Grace Paley." Journal of the Short Story in English 32 (1999): 57-67.

Stubbs, Katherine. "Reading Material: Contextualizing Clothing in the Work of Anzia Yezierska." MELUS 23.2 (1998): 157-72.

Sullivan, Ralda Meyerson. "Anzia Yezierska, an American Writer." 1979.

Ungar, Cara-Lynn. "Discourses of Class and the New Jewish Working Woman in Anzia Yezierska's Arrogant Beggar." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 16.1 (1999): 82-92.

Wang, Veronica C. "In Search of Self: The Dislocated Female Emigre Wanderer in Chuang Hua's Crossings." Multicultural Literatures through Feminist/Poststructuralist Lenses. Ed. Barbara Frey Waxman. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 1993. 22-36.

Wasson, Kirsten Anna. "Daughters of Promise, Mothers of Revision: Three Jewish American Immigrant Writers and Cultural Inscriptions of Identity." U of Wisconsin Madison, 1993.

Weinthal, Edith C. "The Image of the City in Yezierska's Bread Givers." Studies in American Jewish Literature 13 (1994): 10-13.

Weinthal, Edith Carol. "Words as Power: The Articulate and the Mute in the Works of Anzia Yezierska." Drew U, 2000.

Wexler, Laura. "Looking at Yezierska." Women of the Word: Jewish Women and Jewish Writing. Ed. Judith R. Baskin. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1994. 153-81.

Wilentz, Gay. "Cultural Mediation and Immigrant's Daughter: Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers." MELUS 17.3 (1991): 33-41.

Wilentz, Gay, introd. Salome of the Tenements. Radical Novel Reconsidered. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1995.

Zaborowska, Magdalena Justyna. "The Alien Within: The East European as a State of Mind and Body in Modern American Culture." U of Oregon, 1993.

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