Antin, Mary

   American author of Belorussian origin. Her autobiographical work The Promised Land contrasts her early life with her experiences in the US.

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  • ANTIN, MARY — (1881–1949), Polish born U.S. author. Antin immigrated to Boston in 1894, publishing her first poem in the Boston Herald while still at elementary school and her first book, From Plotsk to Boston (1899), at age 18. An eloquent Progressive whose… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Antin, Mary — ▪ American writer born June 13, 1881, Polotsk, Russia died May 15, 1949, Suffern, N.Y., U.S.       American author remembered for her autobiographical work The Promised Land and other books on immigrant life in the United States.       Antin… …   Universalium

  • Mary Antin — (Mashke) and sister Fetchke, as young children Mary Antin (June 13, 1881 – May 15, 1949) was an American author and immigration rights activist. Born to a Jewish family in Polotsk, she immigrated to the Bo …   Wikipedia

  • Mary Antin — vers 1915 Mary Antin, née le 13 juin 1881 à Polotsk (Empire russe) et décédée le 15 mai 1949 à à Suffern (État de New York) est une femme écrivain américaine d origine juive, activiste pour les droits des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mary Antin — (* 13. Juni 1881 in Polazk; † 15. Mai 1949 in Suffern, New York) war eine amerikanische Autorin und Aktivistin für Immigrationsrecht. Als Kind einer jüdischen Familie in Polazk im heutigen Weißrussland geboren, wanderte sie 1894 mit ihrer Mutter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antin — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Eleanor Antin (* 1935), US amerikanische Künstlerin Luis d’Antin (* 1963), spanischer Motorradrennfahrer Mary Antin (1881–1949), US amerikanische Autorin und Aktivistin für Immigrationsrecht Robin Antin (* …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mary Howe — (April 4, 1882 – September 14, 1964) was an American composer and pianist. Contents 1 Biography 2 Evaluation 3 Work list 3.1 Choral …   Wikipedia

  • Amadeus William Grabau — (* 9. Januar 1870 in Cedarburgh (Wisconsin); † 20. März 1946 in Peking) war ein deutsch amerikanischer Paläontologe und Geologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Ehrungen 3 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yiddish literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Yiddish language of Ashkenazic (Ashkenazi) Jewry (central and eastern European Jews and their descendants).       Yiddish literature culminated in the period from 1864 to 1939, inspired …   Universalium

  • Ford Hall Forum — The Ford Hall Forum is the oldest free public lecture series in the United States. Founded in 1908, it continues to host open lectures and discussions in the Greater Boston area. Some of the more well known past speakers include Maya Angelou,… …   Wikipedia

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