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Untying the Immigrant Tongue: Whitman and the "Americanization" of Anzia Yezierska

Author: Wendy R Katz

  • Untying the Immigrant Tongue: Whitman and the "Americanization" of Anzia Yezierska

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    Untying the Immigrant Tongue: Whitman and the "Americanization" of Anzia Yezierska

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Traces Whitman's influence on the Jewish-American immigrant writer Anzia Yezierska (1881?-1970) and suggests that it was through Whitman that she found "a voice for immigrant America."

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Katz, W. R., (2004) “Untying the Immigrant Tongue: Whitman and the "Americanization" of Anzia Yezierska”, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 21(3/4), p.155-165. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2153-3695.1726

Rights: Copyright © 2004 Wendy R Katz

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01 Jan 2004
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