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Anzia Yezierska

Novelist (29-Oct-1880 — 21-Nov-1970)


Mary W. Dearborn. Love in the Promised Land: The Story of Anzia Yezierska and John Dewey. New York: Free Press. 1988. 212pp.

Louise Levitas Henriksen; with Jo Ann Boydston. Anzia Yezierska: A Writer's Life. Rutgers University Press. 1988. 327pp.

Delia Caparoso Konzett. Ethnic Modernisms: Anzia Yezierska, Zora Neale Hurston, Jean Rhys, and the Aesthetics of Dislocation. Macmillan. 2002. 256pp.


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  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.450)

  6. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1563)

  7. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.854)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1136)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.819)

  10. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.1197)

  11. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.948)

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