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Unclean lips : obscenity, Jews, and American literature

Author: Joshua Lambert
Publisher: New York, NY [etc.] : New York University Press, 2014.
Series: The Goldstein-Goren series in American Jewish history
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the variable historical and cultural factors that account for the central role Jews have played in the struggles over obscenity and censorship in the modern United States.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Humor
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Lambert
ISBN: 1479851582 9781479851584 1479876437 9781479876433
OCLC Number: 900466284
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 265 p.)
Contents: <I>Sexual anti-Semitism and pornotopia: Theodore Dreiser, Ludwig Lewisohn, and the Harrad experiment --
The prestige of dirty words and pictures: Horace Liveright, Henry Roth, and the graphic novel --
Otherfuckers and motherfuckers: reproduction and allegory in Philip Roth and Adele Wiseman --
Seductive modesty: censorship vs. Yiddish and Orthodox tsnies --
Conclusion: Dirty Jews and the Christian right: Larry David and FCC v. Fox.
Series Title: The Goldstein-Goren series in American Jewish history
Responsibility: Josh Lambert.

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