New York: Bloch. 1966. Item #31514
8vo. 251 pages. First edition. SUBJECT (S) : American literature – history and criticism; Jews in literature. CONTENTS: The colonial era; The young republic; The New England poets; The nineteenth century Jewish lyric; Legend and reality; Persistence and stereotypes; The new immigration; The promised land; Twentieth century Jewish poets; The Jew in non-Jewish fiction; Jewish affirmation; The uprooted and the estranged; Jewish acculturation; Impact of Israel. “Liptzin (1901–1995) [was a] literary scholar and educator. Leaving his native Satanov, Russia, as a boy, Liptzin was raised in the U. S. He taught at City College, New York, where he became professor of German in 1948 and served as chairman of the department of Germanic and Slavonic languages. Active in Jewish affairs, he was honorary president of the Jewish Book Council of America and editor of the Jewish Book Annual. Liptzin was a visiting professor at Yeshiva University and, after settling in Israel in 1962, at Tel Aviv University and the Haifa Technion. He was the Encyclopaedia Judaica departmental editor for German literature. ” (EJ, 2007) Ex library, otherwise good condition. (AMR-34-29).