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Homing pidgins

Scott Saul

Homing pidgins

immigrant tongues, immanent bodies in Abraham Cahan"s Yekl

by Scott Saul

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Humanities Honors Program, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.),
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951.,
    • Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 -- Influence.,
    • Immigrants in literature.,
    • Jews in literature.,
    • Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) -- In literature.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-74).

      Statementby Scott Saul.
      SeriesStanford honors essay in humanities ;, no. 38
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3505.A254 Y45 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination78 p. ;
      Number of Pages78
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1130158M
      LC Control Number94075696

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