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.
|Title of host publication||Twentieth-Century and Contemporary American Literature in Context, Abc-Clio|
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - 2021|