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Description - Salome of the Tenements by Anzia Yezierska

Salome of the Tenements shocked many critics and writers when first published in 1923, but its author was immediately hailed as a major new talent. A love story of a working-class Salome and her highborn John the Baptist, the novel is based on the real-life story of Jewish immigrant Rose Pastor's fairytale romance with the millionaire socialist Graham Stokes. It also reflects Yezierska's own aborted romance with the famous educator John Dewey. Yezierska's passionate but cynical novel poses oppositions such as cultural type/stereotype, passion/reason, and ethnic identity/assimilation, and it resonates powerfully to the contemporary reader.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252064357
ISBN-10: 0252064356
Format: Paperback
(204mm x mm x 16mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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