Marie Syrkin : values beyond the self / Carole S. Kessner.

Author
Kessner, Carole S., 1932- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
First Brandeis University Press paperback edition.
Published/​Created
  • Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, 2021.
  • ©2008
Description
xx, 479 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.

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Series
  • Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life
  • HBI series on Jewish women
Summary note
"As poet and journalist, Zionist activist and public intellectual, Syrkin's work and actions illuminate a wide range of twentieth-century literary, cultural, and political concerns. Her passions demonstrate, as Irving Howe said, "a life of commitment to values beyond the self.""-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Marie's birthright
  • A Bronx adolescence
  • That fabulous summer: Maurice
  • Elopement and annulment
  • Marriage, motherhood, and tragedy
  • David, divorce, and the death of Nachman
  • A new life: Charles
  • An unorthodox marriage: Palestine and Hollywood
  • At the nexus of the "Jewish Problem"
  • On the Jewish Frontier: the twenty-first Zionist Congress
  • The war the white paper, and the rescue of the Jews
  • Wartime horrors: personal unhappiness
  • Postwar projects: DP camps, Blessed is the Match, Israel
  • Academia at last: the Brandeis years.
ISBN
  • 9781684580729 ((paperback))
  • 1684580722
LCCN
2021019910
OCLC
1241245394
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