The Jews of primetime /
by Zurawik, David.Series: Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life. Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Brandeis University Press, published by University Press of New England, c2003Description: xiii, 275 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1584652349 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Jews on television
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -262) and index.
Introduction: on being "too Jewish" in "this weird loop" -- Learning to be "more American", the Goldbergs -- "Write Yiddish, cast British", from Dick van Dyke to Mrs. G -- Prime-time intermarriage I, Bridget loves Bernie -- The dramas-Thirtysomething and Northern exposure -- Intermarriage II (Shiksa goddesses transforming Jewish guys): Anything but love, Flying blind, Mad about you, Brooklyn Bridge, and more -- Intermarriage III (some Jewish women get Gentile guys), Rhoda, The nanny, Dharma & Greg, Friends, Will & Grace -- A "too-Jewish", not-Jewish-enough Jew for the '90s, Seinfeld -- Looping back, breaking ground, and calculating loss, 100 Centre Street, The education of Max Bickford, State of Grace.