Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections (Brandies Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life)

  • Title: Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections (Brandies Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life)
  • Author: Eric Murphy Selinger
  • ISBN: 9781584650430
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jewish American Poetry Poems Commentary and Reflections Brandies Series in American Jewish History Culture and Life 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 last years to reveal
    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 last 50 years to reveal a distinct American poetic tradition The first complete guide to the diversity and vitality of this tradition, Jewish American Poetry features poems by 26 leading poets soFrom 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 last 50 years to reveal a distinct American poetic tradition The first complete guide to the diversity and vitality of this tradition, Jewish American Poetry features poems by 26 leading 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.

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    1. Jonathan Barron’s and Eric Murphy Selinger’s Jewish American Poetry is that rare anthology: a thoughtful blend of art and scholarship, balanced and inclusive. In one essay, Steven J. Rubin writes, “Jewish poetry is defined most simply as poetry that is written by Jews about Jewish subjects or themes,” but as he also shows, this gathering of verse and viewpoints belies and complicates that simple definition. The anthology divides into two parts: the first offers a miscellany of twenty-six [...]

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    2. The Poetry Of A Diverse PeopleThis book is an anthology of the works of 26 contemporary Jewish American Poets. The format of the book, however, is somewhat unusual. Each of the poets in the book chose a single poem to be included and followed the poem with an essay or "commentary" about it. The commentaries themselves vary in form from a whimsical four line verse by Charles Bernstein to lengthy essays.The poems vary in styles from very traditional verse to modern free poetry. As to be expected, [...]

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