Volume 101, Number 1, January 2017

Table of Contents

Contributors

pp. i-iii
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Special Issue on New Literary Histories

Editor’s introduction

p. ix
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Introduction: “What’s New in American Jewish Literary History?”

pp. 1-4
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“A Grave Experiment”: Emma Wolf’s Marriage Plots and the Deghettoization of American Jewish Fiction

pp. 5-34
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‘Strange Rendering:’ Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Yiddish and the Staging of Race at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

pp. 35-55
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Roth in the Archives: ‘Eli, the Fanatic’ and the Nitra Yeshiva Controversy of 1948

pp. 57-79
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From the Archives: a scholarly and literary symposium

Augustin-Amant-Constant-Fidèle Eduoart, “Full-length silhouette group portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tobias with a dog,” 8 1/4 x 10 inches, American Jewish Historical Society.

From the Archives: A Scholarly and Literary Symposium

p. 80
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Ekphrasis at the Historical Society

p. 81
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Fido Judaeus

pp. 84-86
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Group Portrait 1244403

p. 87
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In Youngstown

pp. 88-89
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Of Dogs, Vacations, and Jews

pp. 90-93
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Cut/Séance

p. 94
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Untitled

p. 95
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tobias and Their Headless Dog, Sergeant (Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 1844)

pp. 96-97
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Book Reviews

Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination by Sarah Phillips Casteel (review)

pp. 99-101
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Embracing a Western Identity: Jewish Oregonians, 1849–1950 by Ellen Eisenberg (review)

pp. 101-103
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Ben Shahn’s New Deal Murals: Jewish Identity in the American Scene by Diana L. Linden (review)

pp. 104-105
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Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso by Beth Abelson Macleod (review)

pp. 106-108
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“How Come Boys Get to Keep Their Noses?”: Women and Jewish American Identity in Contemporary Graphic Memoirs by Tahneer Oksman (review)

pp. 108-110
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Jewish Peoplehood: An American Innovation by Noam Pianko (review)

pp. 110-112
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Pillar of Fire: A Biography of Rabbi Stephen S. Wise by A. James Rudin (review)

pp. 112-114
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