Professor Hana Wirth-Nesher


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Call It 'English': The Languages of Jewish American Literature.

Princeton University Press, January 2006.

National Jewish Book Award finalist in category of Modern Jewish Thought.

One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007





    City Codes: Reading the Modern Urban Novel.  

    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

    Hebrew translation [Maftakhot Ha’ir]  2001, Kibbutz Ha-meuchad






Cambridge Companion to Jewish American Literature (ed. with Michael Kramer)

Cambridge University Press, 2003.





    New Essays on Call It Sleep. (ed.)

    New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

    --Reprinted (Introduction) in Judaism, Fall 1995.






What is Jewish Literature? (ed.) Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society,



Sabbath by Josef Erlich. Syracuse University Press, 1999.

             Edited and introduction by Hana Wirth-Nesher.


Jewish-American Autobiography (ed. with Janet Hadda). 

Special double issue of Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History.

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Volumes 18, Nos. 2,3.

May/October 1998.


Dramas of Desire: Proceedings of the International Comparative Literature

Conference (ed. with Ziva Ben-Porat). Tokyo: Tokyo University Press, 1995.


The Sheila Carmel Lectures in English Literature. (ed) Tel Aviv University, 1995.

The Sheila Carmel Lectures in English Literature II, Tel Aviv University, 2005.






 English and American Studies | Faculty of Humanities | Tel Aviv University