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Contents Volume One: Movies, Radio, and Television Acknowledgments Jews in American Popular Culture: An Introduction by Paul Buhle Introduction, A Cartoon by Harvey Pekar and Barry Blitt Chapter 1. The Movies: Notes on the Ethnic Origins of an American Obsession by Dennis B. Klein Chapter 2. National and Local Movie Moguls: Two Patterns of Jewish Showmanship in Film Exhibition by Judith Thissen Chapter 3. The Studio System by Bernard Dick Chapter 4. The Social Film and the Hollywood Blacklist by Dave Wagner Chapter 5. Jews in Hollywood Musicals by Bernard Dick Chapter 6. Making a Scene: Jews, Stooges, and Censors in Pre-War Hollywood by Dan Bronstein Chapter 7. Animation by Tom Sito Chapter 8. The Jewish Film Festival by Deborah Kaufman and Janis Plotkin Chapter 9. A Brief Introduction to Jewish-American Radio by Henry Sapoznik Chapter 10. Jews on the Radio, 1920-1953 by Ari Y Kelman (cut Yiddish section) Chapter 11. Jewish Talk Radio: Programming in Our Time and Place By Ariana Green Chapter 12. Television Drama of the Golden Age by Judith Smith Chapter 13. Intellectual Pogrom: How the Blacklist Purged Political and Cultural Discourse in Early Television by Steven W. Bowie Chapter 14. Jewish Comedy Writers of the 1950s and 1960s By Kathy M. Newman Chapter 15. Bring in the Klowns: Jewish Television Comedy since the 1960s by Vincent Brooks Volume Two: Music, Theater, Popular Art, and Literature Acknowledgments Jews in American Popular Culture: An Introduction by Paul Buhle Chapter 1. Yiddish Theater in America by Edna Nahshon Chapter 2. Vaudeville by Pamela Brown Lavitt Chapter 3. Jews and the Broadway Musical by Andrea Most Chapter 4. Jews in American Drama by James Fisher Chapter 5. Star-Spangled Bulgar: The Story of Klezmer Music in America by Pete Rushefsky Chapter 6. Jews, Tin Pan Alley, and the Rise of American Popular Music by Derek Seidman Chapter 7. Folk Music by Ron D. Cohen Chapter 8. Jewing Jazz/Jazzing Jews by Josh Kun Chapter 9. Jews and Rock 'n' Roll by Danny Goldberg Chapter 10. Justice, Justice, You Shall Pursue: Jewish Political Artists by Paul von Blum Chapter 11. The (Un)forgotten Singers of Struggle by Hershl Hartman and Miriam Hartman Flacks Chapter 12. Entertaining New Americans: Serialized Fiction in the Forverts (1910-1930) by Ellen Kellman Chapter 13. Lower East Side Literature by Sanford Sternlicht Chapter 14. A Yiddish Odyssey: Jews and the Pulps by Gerard Jones Chapter 15. Bohemians and Beats by Jonah Raskin Chapter 16. Jews in American Children's Literature by Julia Mickenberg Chapter 17. Advice Columns by Gabrielle Birkner Chapter 18. Putting on the Shpritz: Postwar Jewish American Political Satire and Parody by Stephen E. Kercher Chapter 19. Comic Strips/Comic Books by Eddie Portnoy and Paul Buhle Volume Three: Sports, Leisure, and Lifestyle Acknowledgments Jews in American Popular Culture: An Introduction by Paul Buhle Chapter 1. Jews, Baseball, and American Fictions by Eric Solomon Chapter 2. "A Sport At Which Jews Excel": The Search for Basketball in American Jewish History by Ari Sclar Chapter 3. Boxing by Douglas Century Chapter 4. American Jews and the Summer Olympics by Chris Elzey Chapter 5. Jewish Sportswomen by Linda Borish Chapter 6. Amusement Parks by N. Popper Chapter 7. The Jewish Community in the Catskills by Phil Brown Chapter 8. Fashion by Elizabeth Greenberg Chapter 9. Jews in the Toy and Novelty Industry by Lawrence Bush Chapter 10. Food in Jewish American Culture by Jennifer Schiff Berg Chapter 11. How to Make a Poet: Jewish Department Store Moguls and the American Dream By Jennifer Segal Chapter 12. The Story of America's Jewish Gangsters by Al Fried Chapter 13. Jews and Pornography by Rachel Shtier Chapter 14. Jews and Beauty by Alana Newhouse and Rebecca Spence Chapter 15. The Jew and the Nose: Plastic Surgery and Popular Culture By Beth Aviva Preminger Chapter 16. Popular Front Culture by Paul Buhle Chapter 17. Present in the Future: Jews and the Internet by Steve Bergson Afterword: Hammerin' Hank Greenberg: Folk Hero for the Game He Didn't Play by Aviva Kempner
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jewish entertainers -- United States.
Judaism and literature -- United States.
Jewish athletes -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
Jews in popular culture -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.