Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Conference

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Conference - Book Program 2019

Drs.  Holli Levitsky and Monica Osborne, Directors

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Conference

www.jahlit.org

 

Many thanks to our visiting scholars and presenters for the 2019 conference for submitting information about how to access recent publications, and with special thanks to South Florida's leading bookseller, BooksandBooks, for giving our 2019 attendees a 20% discount on select books. Please enter the code "JAHLC" for 20% on select titles.

Please note that though you may order a number of books at one time, you may actually receive them at different times, since they will be (most likely) coming from different publishers. 

It is reasonable to expect to receive your books within two weeks. 

 

We thank you in advance for your patience and appreciate your patronage.

 

Aaron Curtis

aaron@BooksandBooks.com 

My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple: Poems By Jacqueline Osherow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807169445
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Published: LSU Press - March 6th, 2019

In My Lookalike at the Krishna Temple, Jacqueline Osherow considers expressions of spirituality from cultures all over the world and investigates previously unexplored aspects of her relationship to Judaism and Jewish history.


Sing This at My Funeral: A Memoir of Fathers and Sons By David Slucki Cover Image
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Published: Wayne State University Press - July 9th, 2019

In 1978, Jakub Slucki passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of seventy-seven. A Holocaust survivor whose first wife and two sons had been murdered at the Nazi death camp in Chelmno, Poland, Jakub had lived a turbulent life. Just over thirty-seven years later, his son Charles died of a heart attack.


The Ruined House: A Novel By Ruby Namdar Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062467485
Published: Harper Perennial - October 2nd, 2018

"A Masterpiece."The New York Times Book Review (editor's choice)


The Polish Boxer By Eduardo Halfon, Ollie Brock (Translator), Thomas Bunstead (Translator) Cover Image
By Eduardo Halfon, Ollie Brock (Translator), Thomas Bunstead (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781934137536
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - October 2nd, 2012

The nomadic odyssey of Eduardo Halfon begins as he searches for his roots and information about his Polish grandfather's imprisonment at Auschwitz

New York Times Editors' Choice * International Latino Book Award Finalist


Monastery By Eduardo Halfon, Lisa Dillman (Translator), Daniel Hahn (Translator) Cover Image
By Eduardo Halfon, Lisa Dillman (Translator), Daniel Hahn (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781934137826
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Published: Bellevue Literary Press - October 14th, 2014

The nomadic odyssey of Eduardo Halfon continues as he searches for clues about his identity across Central America and Europe, New York and Jerusalem


Ideal Cities: Poems (National Poetry Series) By Erika Meitner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061995187
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 17th, 2010

“These poems are so generous, so bright and sharp, so funny and winning, they feel immense.”
—Paul Guest

 

“Erika Meitner is the new voice of intelligent and emotional poems. Good for poetry. Good for poetry lovers. Good for the rest of us, too.”
— Nikki Giovanni

 


Waiting for America: A Story of Emigration By Maxim D. Shrayer Cover Image
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Published: Syracuse University Press - April 30th, 2012

In 1987 a young Jewish man, the central figure in this captivating book, leaves Moscow for good with his parents. They celebrate their freedom in opulent Vienna and spend two months in Rome and the coastal resort of Ladispoli. While waiting in Europe for a U.S. refugee visa, the book's twenty-year-old poet quenches his thirst for sexual and cultural discovery.


Post-Holocaust: Interpretation, Misinterpretation, and the Claims of History (Jewish Literature and Culture) By Berel Lang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780253217288
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Published: Indiana University Press - January 18th, 2005

These essays are extremely well written, with the clarity and accessibility that one has come to expect from Berel Lang, one of the most respected and significant philosophers writing about the Holocaust and its impact. --Michael L. Morgan


Quiet Americans By Erika Dreifus Cover Image
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Published: Last Light Studio - January 1st, 2011

A high-ranking Nazi's wife and a Jewish doctor in prewar Berlin. A Jewish immigrant soldier and the German POWs he is assigned to supervise. A refugee returning to Europe for the first time and the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. A son of survivors and technology's potential to reveal long-held family secrets.


Buried Rivers: A Spiritual Journey into the Holocaust By Ellen Korman Mains, Richard Reoch (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Ellen Korman Mains, Richard Reoch (Foreword by)
$19.75
ISBN: 9781641840170
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Published: West Lake Books - October 15th, 2018

Triple Award Winner including: 2018 SILVER NAUTILUS BOOK AWARD and 2019 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BRONZE MEDAL for Memoir, and 2019 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARD FINALIST for Spirituality


On Listening to Holocaust Survivors: Beyond Testimony By Henry Greenspan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781557788771
Published: Paragon House Publishers - November 1st, 2010

Stunningly brilliant, standard-setting for scholarship in the field, Henry Greenspan's 2010 version of On Listening to Holocaust Survivors transcends the path-breaking first edition by putting into bold relief the insights that emerge from his more than thirty years of intensive collaboration with Holocaust survivors.


Summer Haven: The Catskills, the Holocaust, and the Literary Imagination By Holli Levitsky, Phil Brown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781618115164
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Published: Academic Studies Press - June 1st, 2016

"Summer Haven brings to life the vibrant culture of the Jewish Catskills against the backdrop of the Nazi devastation of Jewish life in Europe. The Catskills provided a haven in response to loss and displacement, a New Jerusalem... Summer Haven brilliantly captures a crucial part of the legacy of Jewish life in America." - Victoria Aarons, O.R.


Makeshift Instructions for Vigilant Girls By Erika Meitner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781934695234
Published: Anhinga Press - March 7th, 2011

Poetry. "These cool, hot poems about women and girls in danger and on the prowl, coming of age and being of age, are full ofstartling detail and vivid setting. Meitner's range, wit, compassion and her alertness to the moments where domestic and collective experience intersect, make these poems memorable. This book is a seriously good read" Daisy Fried.


Writing in Witness: A Holocaust Reader By Eric J. Sundquist (Editor) Cover Image
By Eric J. Sundquist (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781438470320
Published: State University of New York Press - July 1st, 2018

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I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz (Lexington Studies in Jewish Literature) By Gisella Perl, Phyllis Lassner (Introduction by), Danny M. Cohen (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Gisella Perl, Phyllis Lassner (Introduction by), Danny M. Cohen (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781498583947
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Published: Lexington Books - March 15th, 2019

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The Holocaust and the Nonrepresentable By David Patterson Cover Image
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Published: State University of New York Press - January 2nd, 2019

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Intimate Violence P By David Greven Cover Image
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Published: OUP Us - March 13th, 2017

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Wrestling with Shylock By Edna Nahshon (Editor), Michael Shapiro (Editor) Cover Image
By Edna Nahshon (Editor), Michael Shapiro (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781107010277
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Published: Cambridge University Press - May 25th, 2017

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Polish Literature and the Holocaust: Eyewitness Testimonies, 1942–1947 By Rachel Feldhay Brenner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780810139800
Published: Northwestern University Press - April 15th, 2019

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New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction By Victoria Aarons (Editor), Avinoam J. Patt (Editor), Mark Shechner (Editor) Cover Image
By Victoria Aarons (Editor), Avinoam J. Patt (Editor), Mark Shechner (Editor)
$46.79
ISBN: 9780814340554
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Published: Wayne State University Press - January 1st, 2015

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Bernard Malamud: A Centennial Tribute By Victoria Aarons (Editor), Gustavo S. Canales (Editor) Cover Image
By Victoria Aarons (Editor), Gustavo S. Canales (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780814341148
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Published: Wayne State University Press - September 12th, 2016

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The Ethical Fantasy of Rhetorical Theory (Composition, Literacy, and Culture) By Ira Allen Cover Image
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Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - August 7th, 2018

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Children of Job: American Second-Generation Witnesses to the Holocaust By Alan L. Berger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780791433584
Published: State University of New York Press - April 25th, 1997

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Jewish American and Holocaust Literature: Representation in the Postmodern World By Alan L. Berger (Editor), Gloria L. Cronin (Editor) Cover Image
By Alan L. Berger (Editor), Gloria L. Cronin (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780791462102
Published: State University of New York Press - September 22nd, 2004

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Figures of Memory: The Rhetoric of Displacement at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum By Michael Bernard-Donals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781438460765
Published: State University of New York Press - January 2nd, 2017

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Race, Rights, and Recognition By Dean Franco Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780801450877
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Published: Cornell University Press - June 5th, 2012

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The Americanization of the Holocaust By Hilene Flanzbaum (Editor) Cover Image
By Hilene Flanzbaum (Editor)
$33.75
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - March 19th, 1999

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Seven, a Family Holocaust Story By Ellen Friedman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780814344132
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Published: Wayne State University Press - November 13th, 2017

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Möbian Nights: Reading Literature and Darkness (Violence #6) By Sandor Goodhart, Chris Fleming (Editor), Joel Hodge (Editor) Cover Image
By Sandor Goodhart, Chris Fleming (Editor), Joel Hodge (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781501350818
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - February 21st, 2019

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Warriors, Witches, Whores: Women in Israeli Cinema (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media) By Rachel S. Harris Cover Image
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Published: Wayne State University Press - October 16th, 2017

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Narratives of Dissent: War in Contemporary Israeli Arts and Culture By Ranen Omer-Sherman (Editor), Rachel S. Harris (Editor) Cover Image
By Ranen Omer-Sherman (Editor), Rachel S. Harris (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780814338032
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Published: Wayne State University Press - December 17th, 2012

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Holocaust Representation: Art Within the Limits of History and Ethics By Berel Lang Cover Image
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - September 15th, 2003

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Genocide: The Act as Idea (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) By Berel Lang, George J. Andreopoulos (Editor) Cover Image
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Published: University of Pennsylvania Press - December 13th, 2016

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Textual Silence: Unreadability and the Holocaust By Jessica Lang Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780813589916
Published: Rutgers University Press - August 24th, 2017

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Imagining the Kibbutz: Visions of Utopia in Literature and Film (Dimyonot #2) By Ranen Omer-Sherman Cover Image
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Published: Penn State University Press - June 1st, 2018

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The Midrashic Impulse and the Contemporary Literary Response to Trauma (Lexington Studies in Jewish Literature) By Monica Osborne Cover Image
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Published: Lexington Books - December 6th, 2017

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No Place in Time: The Hebraic Myth in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature By Sharon B. Oster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780814345825
Published: Wayne State University Press - November 12th, 2018

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Ralph Ellison and the Genius of America By Timothy Parrish Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781558499225
Published: University of Massachusetts Press - January 19th, 2012

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Genocide in Jewish Thought By David Patterson Cover Image
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Published: Cambridge University Press - February 1st, 2014

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Anti-Semitism and Its Metaphysical Origins By David Patterson Cover Image
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Published: Cambridge University Press - November 1st, 2018

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The Impossible Jew: Identity and the Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History By Benjamin Schreier Cover Image
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Published: New York University Press - June 12th, 2015

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College Bound: The Pursuit of Education in Jewish American Literature, 1896-1944 By Dan Shiffman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781438467221
Published: State University of New York Press - July 2nd, 2018

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Committed to Memory: Cultural Mediations of the Holocaust By Oren Baruch Stier Cover Image
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - October 7th, 2009

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Holocaust Icons: Symbolizing the Shoah in History and Memory By Oren Baruch Stier Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780813574028
Published: Rutgers University Press - November 1st, 2015

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