Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture (Hardcover)

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- "Lucidly written and arduously researched, this is an exceptional work of cultural history." - Morris Dickstein, author of Dancing in the Dark "Complex, original, and important.... A timely and fascinating study." - Riv-Ellen Prell, author of Fighting to Become Americans

About the Author

Josh Lambert is Sophia Moses Robison Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and English at Wellesley College. He is author of one book and numerousarticles, including Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture (NYU Press, 2013); "Publishing Jews at Knopf" in Book History, Vol. 21 (JohnsHopkins University Press, 2018); and "Fictions of Anti-Semitism and the Beginnings of Holocaust Literature" in American Literature in Transition, 1940-1950 (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Selected as he has expertise on Yiddish publishing in the US and has similarly addressed Jewish writers who have influenced the development of modern American culture.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781479876433
ISBN-10: 1479876437
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication Date: November 25th, 2013
Pages: 276
Language: English
Series: Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History