Author:Israel Zangwill

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Israel Zangwill
writer and advocate of Jewish causes. Zangwill's work earned him the nickname "the Dickens of the Ghetto". The use of the metaphorical phrase "melting pot" to describe American absorption of immigrants was popularised by Zangwill's play The Melting Pot, a success in the United States in 1909–10. He also wrote The Big Bow Mystery, the first locked room mystery novel. — Excerpted from Israel Zangwill on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Israel Zangwill


  • The Big Bow Mystery (1892) external scan
  • Without Prejudice
  • "Incurable". A Ghetto Tragedy in McClure's Magazine
  • The Sabbath-Breaker in McClure's Magazine
  • Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People
  • Chosen Peoples
  • Dreamers of the Ghetto
  • Ghetto Comedies
  • Ghetto Tragedies
  • Grandchildren of the Ghetto
  • Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes
  • King of Schnorrers: Grotesques and Fantasies
  • Master; a Novel
  • Melting-Pot
  • Merely Mary Ann
  • Old Maids' Club
  • Without Prejudice


Works about[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1926, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.