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drama of writing.
Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991.
236 p.
Hoffman’s study of Hebrew writer S.Y. Agnon places his work
in the context of 20th century literature.
K
a r l
, F
r e d e r ic k
.
Franz Kafka, representative man: Prague, Germans, Jews,
and the crisis of modernism.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1991. 810
P-
A vivid picture of the historical, cultural, and artistic world from
which Kafka arose.
K
e e n
,
M ich a e l E.
Jewish ritual art in the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Lanham,
MD:
Unipub (4 6 1 1-F Assembly
Dr.,
Lanham,
MD
20706-4391) , 1991. 126 p.
Fully illustrated catalogue of the Jewish objects in the Victoria
and Albert Museum in London.
K
l e e b l a t t
, N
o rman
L. and
S
u san
C
h e v l o w e
,
eds.
Painting a place
in America: Jewish artists in New York, 1900-1945.
Bloomington: In­
diana University Press, 1991. 208 p.
Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Jewish Mu­
seum, this book documents the experience of immigrant and first
generation Jewish-American artists, and surveys their impact on
American art.
K
l in g e n s t e in
, S
u s a n n e
.
Jews in the American academy, 1900-1940 : the
dynamics of intellectual assimilation.
New Haven, CT: Yale University
Press, 1991. 280 p.
Describes how the philosophy and literature departments of Ivy
League colleges gradually, if reluctantly, opened to Jewish men
of letters.
K
o so f s k y
, R
it a
N.
Bernard Malamud: a descriptive bibliography.
New
York: Greenwood Press, 1991. 263 p.
L
e s s in g
, G
o t t h o l d
E.
Nathan the Wise, Minna von Bamhelm, and other
plays and writings.
New York: Continuum, 1991. 324 p.
M
i l l e r
, R
u t h
.
Saul Bellow: a biography of the imagination.
New York:
St. Martin’s Press, 1991. 385 p.
Bellow’s literary career from the time he first appeared in print
to his most recent publications.
N
a k h im o v s k y
, A
l ic e
S
t o n e
.
Russian-Jewish literature and identity:
Jabotinsky, Babel, Grossman, Galich, Roziner, Markish.
Baltimore, MD:
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992. 251 p.
N
o r ic h
, A
n it a
.
The homeless imagination in the fiction of Israel Joshua
Singer.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991. 160 p.
Examination of the fiction of I.J. Singer, brother of Isaac B.
Singer.
N
o r t h e y
, A
n t h o n y
.
Kafka’s relatives: their lives and his writing.
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