Papers, [1939?]-[1956?].

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Papers, [1939?]-[1956?].

Mostly manuscripts of unpublished writings.

1 linear ft.

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Rosenfeld, Isaac, 1918-1956

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Isaac Louis Rosenfeld, (b. March 10, 1918, d. July 15, 1956), was a Chicago-born writer, critic, and university professor. Rosenfeld's only published novel, Passage from Home, echoes his upbringing in a lower-middle class Jewish household on the West Side of Chicago. Following his mother's death during the 1918 flu epidemic, Rosenfeld was largely raised by his stepmother and aunts, Dora and Rae. A sickly but precocious child, Rosenfeld demonstrated a keen intellect and verbal talent...