Jewish gangsters of modern literature

Rubin, Rachel, 1964-

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  • Creator Rachel Rubin
  • Format Books
  • Publication Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2000] ©2000
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0252025393, 9780252025396
  • OCLC ocm41951128

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-181) and index.

Contents

  • Acknowledgments -- Note on transliteration -- Introduction : the dream of his kingdom -- Imagine you are a tiger : a new folk hero in Babel's Odessa tales -- Sordid generation : plundering ethnic culture in Samuel Ornitz's Haunch paunch and jowl -- Gang of little Yids : savage Jews in Mike Gold's Jews without money -- Business is business : the death of the gangster in Daniel Fuchs's novels of the 1930s -- Conclusion : the gangster's funeral -- Notes -- References cited -- Index
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