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Janet Burstein

Janet Burstein is professor of English at Drew University in New Jersey. She has published articles on Victorian literature in Victorian Studies and Nineteenth-Century Fiction and on American Jewish literature in American Literature and Studies on American Jewish Literature. Her latest book is Writing Mothers, Writing Daughters: Tracing the Maternal in Stories by American Jewish Women (1996).

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Edna Ferber

A dedicated writer for more than fifty years, Edna Ferber was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on August 15, 1885. She celebrated America even as she exposed its shortcomings. Her published work includes twelve novels, twelve collections of short stories, two autobiographies, and nine plays—most in collaboration with other playwrights.

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