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Making Italian America by Simone Cinotto (Editor); Anne O'Byrne (Translator); Carlie Anglemire (Translator)
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
About This Guide
The Bread Givers, a novel by Anzia Yezierska first published in 1925, concerns Jewish immigrant life in New York City. The main struggle in the book is between an immigrant father who refuses to change and his daughter who is growing up in America.
This guide will help you with researching the historical and literary background for The Bread Givers. Information about using MLA style is also included.
Learning Objectives for English 102
After this class, you will be able
Find periodical articles, including
scholarly articles, on the Rutgers University Libraries site.
Document what you find as you go and
prepare a preliminary bibliography in MLA format from database output.
Standard Two: The information literate student accesses needed information effectively
Performance indicators 2.1-2.5
Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
of Excellence in Higher Education: Requirements of Affiliation and Standards
for Accreditation, [Online Version updated March 2009 http://www.msche.org/publications/CHX06_Aug08REVMarch09.pdf
(p. 42). The document states that "information literacy is an essential
component of any educational program at the graduate or undergraduate levels." Applicable skills on the Middle States list include the ability to:
information effectively and efficiently;
critically the sources and content of information.
Support of University mission:
providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey’s citizens
through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs