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Anzia Yezierska - Yezierska and Hollywood
... The success of Anzia Yezierska's early short stories led to a brief, but significant, relationship between the author and Hollywood ... Movie producer Samuel Goldwyn bought the rights to Yezierska's collection Hungry Hearts ... Yezierska's 1923 novel Salome of the Tenements was also produced as a silent picture ...
Anzia Yezierska - Bibliography
... "Anzia Yezierska" ... "Anzia Yezierska" ... "Anzia Yezierska." Jewish American Literature A Norton Anthology ...
Anzia Yezierska - Writing Career
... Yezierska wrote about the struggles of Jewish and later Puerto Rican immigrants in New York's Lower East Side ... Yezierska turned to writing around 1912 ... Yezierska's early fiction was eventually collected by publisher Houghton Mifflin and released as a book titled Hungry Hearts in 1920 ...

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    A man is free to go up as high as he can reach up to; but I, with all my style and pep, can’t get a man my equal because a girl is always judged by her mother.
    —Anzia Yezierska (c. 1881–1970)

    The trouble with us is that the ghetto of the Middle Ages and the children of the twentieth century have to live under one roof.
    —Anzia Yezierska (1881?–1970)

    Without comprehension, the immigrant would forever remain shut—a stranger in America. Until America can release the heart as well as train the hand of the immigrant, he would forever remain driven back upon himself, corroded by the very richness of the unused gifts within his soul.
    —Anzia Yezierska (1881?–1970)