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3,103 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following essay, originally published in 1952, Rosenfeld reviews The Rise of David Levinsky, noting the novel's study of "Jewish character" and its examination of American ... Read more
11,661 words, approx. 39 pages
In the following essay, Girgus examines Cahan's portrayal of the perversion of the American ideal in The Rise of David Levinsky. The world of European Jewry that sent forth waves of mass immigr... Read more
2,930 words, approx. 10 pages
In the following essay, Dembo discusses Cahan's use of language and dialogue in The Rise of David Levinsky. What does the rise in The Rise of David Levinsky actually mean? We know what it means... Read more
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In the following essay, Vogel contends that The Rise of David Levinsky became the archetype for later fiction in the same genre. Some years ago, in a reconsideration of Abraham Cahan's 1917 nov... Read more
17,575 words, approx. 59 pages
In the following essay, Harap surveys Cahan's influence on American literature. Abraham Cahan began to publish short stories, novellas, and novels in the 1890s. The themes and character types a... Read more
3,259 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following essay, Lyons examines The Rise of David Levinsky 's broader impact as a novel of modern alienation. Those who have acclaimed Abraham Cahan's last novel, The Rise of Davi... Read more
5,954 words, approx. 20 pages
In the following essay, Marovitz examines what he considers Cahan's major themes in The Rise of David Levinsky. When Abraham Cahan sailed from Liverpool in late May 1882, his knowledge of Engli... Read more
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In the following essay, Bernstein characterizes the half-century between the publication of The Rise of David Levinsky and Herzog as a period of waiting "to rediscover in Judaistic values the d... Read more