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Emma Lazarus: Voice of Liberty, Voice of Conscience
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Schor, Esther. Emma Lazarus. New York: Nextbook/Schocken, 2006.

Works by Emma Lazarus:

Works by Emma Lazarus available online for free through Project Gutenberg.

Emma Lazarus: Poet of the Jewish People. Edited by Emma Klein. Arthur James Ltd., 1997.

Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems. Edited by John Hollander. Library of America, 2005.

Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems and Other Writings. Edited by Gregory Eiselein. Broadview Press, 2002.

Further reading:

American Jewish Women and the Zionist Enterprise. Edited by Shulamit Reinharz and Mark A. Raider. Brandies, 2004.

American Women Poets of the Nineteenth Century. Edited by Cheryl Walker. Rutgers University Press, 1992.

Boyd, Anne. Writing for Immortality: Women and the Emergence of High Literary Culture in America. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Diner, Hasia R. and Beryl Lieff Benderly. Her Works Praise Her: A History of Jewish Women in America from Colonial Times to the Present. New York: Basic Books, 2002.

Dinnerstein, Leonard. Antisemitism in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America. Edited by Michael Grunberger. New York: George Braziller, Inc. in association with the Library of Congress, 2004.

Halpern, Ben and Jehuda Reinharz. Zionism and the Creation of a New Society. Brandeis, 2000.

The Jewish People in America. 5 vols. Edited by Henry L. Feingold. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia (2 v.). Edited by Paula E. Hyman and Deborah Dash Moore. New York, Routledge, 1997.

Laqueur, Walter. The History of Zionism. Schocken, 2003.

Lichtenstein, Diane. Writing Their Nations: The Tradition of Nineteenth-Century American Jewish Women Writers. Indiana University Press, 1992.

Merriam, Eve. Emma Lazarus Rediscovered. Biblio Press, 1999.

Moore, H. S. Liberty’s Poet: Emma Lazarus. TurnKey Press, 2005.

Omer-Sherman, Ranen. Diaspora and Zionism in Jewish American Literature: Lazarus, Syrkin, Reznikoff, and Roth. Brandeis, 2002.

Young, B. R. Emma Lazarus in Her World: Life and Letters. Jewish Publication Society of America, 1997.

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