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  • Piercy, Marge (Poetry Foundation. Originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, 2006)
    A poem by the Jewish American writer Marge Piercy, on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah. Click on the link above to access.
  • Evers, Stuart (The Guardian, 2008-07-22)
    A short biographical polemic arguing for the continuing importance of Bernard Malamud, whose work earned him both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Jewish Virtual Library (Jewish Virtual Library, 2018)
    A brief history of Jewish Canadian literature. Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Fox, Margalit (The New York Times, 2002-07-24)
    Obituary in The New York Times of writer and scholar, Chaim Potok. Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Hellman, Lillian (YouTube, 2018-09-27)
    "The Children's Hour is a 1934 American play by Lillian Hellman. It is a drama set in an all-girls boarding school run by two women, Karen Wright and Martha Dobie. An angry student, Mary Tilford, runs away from the school ...
  • Doudna, Christine; Hellman, Lillian (Rolling Stone, 1977-02-24)
    An interview with the groundbreaking playwright, Lillian Hellman. Click on the link above to access.
  • Mendelsohn, Daniel (The New Yorker, 2017-06-06)
    A memoir/essay Mendelsohn wrote for the New Yorker magazine, describing this friendship with a French woman, whom he credited with turning him into a writer. Click on the link to read the essay.
  • Miller, Arthur (Viking, 1954)
    The complete text of Arthur Miller's play The Crucible. Retrieved from the Internet Archive ( and digitized by the University of Alberta Libraries. Both the pdf and epub versions ...
  • Miller, Arthur (Youtube, 2017-02-25)
    A 1996 film version of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder and Paul Scofield. Click on the link above to watch the movie.
  • Lowin, Josepgh (Jewish Women's Archive, 2009-03-20)
    A biographical essay about the life and work of Cynthia Ozick In his description of Ozick's early life, Lowin describes how she dates her feminism to the age of five, when her grandmother took her to "heder," where Jewish ...
  • Mendelsohn, Daniel (2019)
    Daniel Mendelsohn's homepage with links to a list of books and essays he has written, as well as some information about Mendelsohn. Click on the link to visit the Web Site.
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encylopedia Britannica, 2020-03-29)
    This article from the Encyclopedia Britannica discusses David Mamet and his wide-ranging career. Although he is best known as a prolific American playwright. Mamet is also a successful film screenwriter and director. He ...
  • Miller, Arthur (, 2001-12-30)
    A pdf copy of Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller. Click on the icon below to read or download.
  • Miller, Arthur (YouTube, 2017-01-09)
    A 1985 CBS film version of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, starring Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, Stephan Lang and John Malkovitch (among others). Click on the link above to access the film.
  • Miller, Arthur (YouTube, 2015-01-14)
    A 1966 film version of Death of a Salesman starring Lee J Cobb and James Farentino (among others). The top link above is to the first act of the play and the one below it is to the second act.
  • Weber, Bruce (New York Times, 2015-07-21)
    A New York Times obituary for the prominent writer, E.L. Doctorow, Click on the link to read the obituary.
  • Moyers, Bill (Moyers & Company, 1988-10-11)
    A transcript of a conversation between Bill Moyers and E.L. Doctorow as part of the television series, World of Ideas, in which Doctorow discusses his beliefs about the responsibility of writers to be politically engaged. ...
  • Lethem, Jonathan (Harper's, 2007-02)
    A well-known essay by Jonathon Lethem on the subject of influence and plagiarism. Click on the icon below to access the article.
  • (A&E Television Networks, 2017-02-08)
    Biography of noted Holocaust survivor, Elie Wiesel. Click on the link to read the biography.
  • Langer, Emily (Washington Post, 2016-07-02)
    Obituary of Elie Wiesel in the Washington Post. Click on the link to read the obituary.



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