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New Essays on Call It Sleep

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ISBN-10: 0521456568

ISBN-13: 9780521456562

Edition: 1996

Authors: Hana Wirth-Nesher

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Henry Roth's Call it Sleep has been hailed as the finest Jewish-American novel of the first half of the century and one of the richest modernist novels to appear in America. This volume is a collection of critical essays on the novel.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Introduction
The many myths of Henry
Shifting urbanscape: Roth's 'private' New York
The classic of disinheritance
Henry Roth in Nighttown, or, containing Ulysses
Roth's Call it Sleep: modernism on the lower East Side
'A world somewhere, somewhere else.' Language, nostalgic mournfulness, and urban immigrant family romance in Call it Sleep