The European Roots of Jewish-American Fiction
Jewish-American writers have used the memory of Europe as the setting for a tradition of anti-heroism in Jewish fiction. This tradition includes immigrant writers at the turn of the century, American literature written in Yiddish, writers depicting the Holocaust, and the post-war generation of Jewish-American novelists.
Kolar, Stanislav, "The European Roots of Jewish-American Fiction" (2000). ICS Speaker Series. 68.