Images of Romania and America in early twentieth-century Romanian-Jewish immigrant life stories in the United States

@article{Mihilescu2012ImagesOR,
  title={Images of Romania and America in early twentieth-century Romanian-Jewish immigrant life stories in the United States},
  author={Dana Mihăilescu},
  journal={East European Jewish Affairs},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={25 - 43}
}
This paper focuses on ethnic life stories written by early twentieth-century Romanian-Jewish immigrants to the US, and attempts to determine to what extent these narratives correspond to the generalised pattern of ethnic life writing at the time, as well as what particularises their texts. I analyse the memoirs of M.E. Ravage, Konrad Bercovici, Maurice Samuel and Edward G. Robinson, all of them born at the close of the nineteenth century but publishing their memoirs at different moments in… 
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