Daniel Walden

Daniel Walden received his B.A. from the City College of New York, his M.A. from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. from New York University. Since 1966, he has taught ethnic literatures and Jewish literature at Pennsylvania State University. Among his books are On Being Jewish, Twentieth-Century American Jewish Fiction Writers and Conversations with Chaim Potok. Walden has written articles on Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Cynthia Ozick and other writers. He has edited Studies in American Jewish Literature since 1975 and is on the editorial boards of The Saul Bellow Journal, the Bernard Malamud Newsletter and MELUS.

Articles by this author

Blanche Wolf Knopf

Blanche W. Knopf made the publishing firm she shared with her husband one of the most respected in the world, bringing some of the greatest American and European thinkers of the twentieth century to an American audience.


Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Get JWA in your inbox

Read the latest from JWA from your inbox.

sign up now

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Daniel Walden." (Viewed on February 24, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/walden-daniel>.