The Jew in American Cinema

The Jew in American Cinema

Patricia Erens
Distribution: World
Publication date: 8/1/1988
Format: paper 0 pages
6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-253-20493-6
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Placing cinematic representations of the "Jew" within their historical context, Bartov demonstrates the powerful political, social, and cultural impact of these images on popular attitudes. He argues that these representations generally fall into four categories: the "Jew" as perpetrator, as victim, as hero, and as anti-hero. Examples range from film's early days to the present, from Europe, Israel, and the United States.

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