Yezierska, Anzia (1880-1970)

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Abstract

Anzia Yezierska was a Jewish immigrant from Poland. In the early 1920s, she was the first writer to bring stories of Jewish immigrant women to a mainstream audience. This essay outlines her literary career, highlighting her significant works, the historical context in which she wrote and was first read and the enduring significance of her writing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTwentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, Abc-Clio
Pages1286-1288
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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