Search - List of Books by Sarah Blacher Cohen

Sarah Blacher Cohen (born June 11 1936 in Appleton, Wisconsin, died November 10, 2008 in Albany, New York) was a writer, scholar, and playwright, and a professor at SUNY Albany for 30 years. Her area of specialty is Jewish American Fictions. Her published books include Comic Relief: Humor in Contemporary American Literature, Saul Bellow's Enigmatic Laughter (1974), and Cynthia Ozick's Comic Art: From Levity to Liturgy. She edited From Hester Street to Hollywood: The Jewish-American Stage and Screen (Jewish Literature and Culture Series), Making a Scene: The Contemporary Drama of Jewish-American Women, Jewish Wry: Essays on Jewish Humor. Her plays include The Ladies Locker Room, a biopic on Molly Picon, Soul Sisters, as well as a musical review called Sophie, Totie & Belle. She has worked with Joanne Koch on a number of other plays. She collaborated with Isaac Bashevis Singer on the off-Broadway play Schlemiel the First. Dr. Cohen has also given talks and papers including "The Unkosher Comediennes: From Sophie Tucker to Joan Rivers". She was married to Dr. Gary Cohen. She died of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease on 10 November 2008 aged 72
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Total Books: 2
Cynthia Ozick's Comic Art From Levity to Liturgy
1994 - Cynthia Ozick's Comic Art From Levity to Liturgy [Jewish Literature and Culture] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780253313980
ISBN-10: 0253313988
Genres: Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation

Saul Bellow's Enigmatic Laughter
Saul Bellow's Enigmatic Laughter (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780252004018
ISBN-10: 0252004019
Genre: Literature & Fiction