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Beyond the golden door : Jewish American drama and Jewish American experience

Author: Julius Novick; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Clifford Odets. Arthur Miller. Paddy Chayefsky. Neil Simon. Jules Feiffer. Wendy Wasserstein. Tony Kushner. These leading American playwrights do not just happen to be Jewish: they are Jewish playwrights. They and other Jewish playwrights have written out of their own experience, for general American audiences, about what it feels like to be twentieth-century American Jews. Beyond the Golden Door is the first book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Novick, Julius, 1939-
Beyond the golden door.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007036453
(OCoLC)169874033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Novick; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230611832 0230611834 9781403970091 1403970092
OCLC Number: 319510464
Description: 1 online resource (x, 189 pages).
Contents: The golden land --
Elmer Rice's multi-ethnic New York --
The Bronx --
Arthur Miller and the Jews --
Prosperity and its discontents --
Neil Simon: Brighton Beach to Broadway --
The musicals --
German Jews, Southern Jews --
More fathers and sons --
Jewish daughters.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in theatre and performance history.
Responsibility: Julius Novick.
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Beyond the Golden Door is the first book devoted to showing how Jewish playwrights of the twentieth century have dramatized the Jewish encounter with America. Questions dealt within this study  Read more...

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