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Klezmer America Jewishness, Ethnicity, Modernity

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ISBN-10: 023114279X

ISBN-13: 9780231142793

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jonathan Freedman

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List price: $61.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Josephine Donovan is professor emerita at the University of Maine and the author of Feminist Theory: The Intellectual Traditionsand Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726, among other books.Carol J. Adams is an independent scholar whose focus is on interrelated oppressions and whose books include The Sexual Politics of Meat, Prayers for Animals, and The Inner Art of Vegetarianism. Please visit her web site at www.caroljadams.com.Jonathan Freedman is professor of English and American studies at the University of Michigan. He has also taught at Yale, Caltech, and Oxford universities and at the Bread Loaf School of English. He is the author of Professions of Taste: Henry James, British Aestheticism, and Commodity Cultureand The Temple of Culture: Assimilation, Anti-Semitism, and the Making of Literary Anglo-America.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Angels, Monsters and Jews: From Kushner to Klezmer
Arthur Miller, Marilyn Monroe, and the Making of Ethnic Masculinity
Antisemitism Without Jews: Left Behind in the American Heartland
The Human Stain of Race: Roth, Sirk, and Shaw in Black, White, and Jewish
Conversos, Marranos, and Crypto-Latinos: Jewish-Hispanic Crossings and the Uses of Ethnicity
Transgressions of a Model Minority
Asians and Jews in Theory and Practice
Conclusion: The Klezmering of America
Notes
Index