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The passing game : queering Jewish American culture / Warren Hoffman.

Author/Creator:
Hoffman, Warren.
Publication:
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art.
Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art
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Subjects:
American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
Jews in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Passing (Identity) in literature.
Theater, Yiddish -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- United States -- Identity.
Queer theory.
Contents:
Lost in translation, or, The epistemology of Sholem Asch's Got fun nekome
The rise (and fall) of David Levinsky : performing Jewish American heterosexuality
Oy, is this a girl!/? : Molly Picon and cross-dressed passing
Coming out of the "closet" at midcentury : Jo Sinclair's Wasteland
Butching it up : male hysteria and heterosexual performance in Portnoy's complaint
Androgynous tales : gender ambiguity in the short stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-190) and index.
ISBN:
9780815632023 (alk. paper)
0815632029 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
282950964