Staging the Jew: The Performance of an American Ethnicity, 1860-1920 (Paperback)Harley Erdman (author)
Paperback Published: 31/08/1997
- Not available
This work attempts to uncover the roots of Jewish characteristion in popular culture by inestigating a forgotten era in American show business. The author examines early Jewish performers who were instrumental in creating the image of the Jew on the American stage and screen. Covering a "forgotten era" in show business, the text takes in broad scope of performance genres and "stars" from M.D. Curtis, David Warfield, director D.W. Griffith and other early Jewish performers to Fanny Brice, Al Jolson and the Marx Brothers to modern performers such as Sarah Berhardt.
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Weight: 381 g
Dimensions: 230 x 154 x 18 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at