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The Resource You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother, Joyce Antler

You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother, Joyce Antler

Label
You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother
Title
You never call! you never write!
Title remainder
a history of the Jewish mother
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Antler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In You Never Call, You Never Write, Joyce Antler provides an illuminating and often amusing history of one of the best-known figures in popular culture--the Jewish Mother. Whether drawn as self-sacrificing or manipulative, in countless films, novels, radio and television programs, stand-up comedy, and psychological and historical studies, she appears as a colossal figure, intensely involved in the lives of her children. Antler traces the odyssey of this compelling personality through decades of American culture. She reminds us of a time when Jewish mothers were admired for their tenacity and n
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Antler, Joyce
Dewey number
306.874/3089924
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1172
LC item number
.A58 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Mothers
  • Jewish women
  • Mothers
  • Jewish women in literature
  • Mothers in literature
  • Jewish women in motion pictures
  • Mothers in motion pictures
  • Feminist criticism
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Feminist criticism
  • Jewish women
  • Jewish women in literature
  • Jewish women in motion pictures
  • Mothers
  • Mothers in literature
  • Mothers in motion pictures
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Jüdin
  • Mutter
  • Literatur
  • Film
  • USA
Label
You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother, Joyce Antler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-299) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nagging stereotype. "My Yiddishe mama": the multiple faces of the immigrant Jewish mother -- Molly Goldberg: "the prototype of the Jewish mother" in the twentieth century -- Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict: social science uncovers the Jewish "family plot" -- From Marjorie Morningstar to Jennie Grossinger: the suburbs, the Catskills, and the Jewish mother joke -- "American mother of the year" versus monster mothers: will the real Sophie Portnoy please stand up? -- The new face of the Jewish mother. The mother and the movement: feminism constructs the Jewish mother -- Roseanne and the nanny: the Jewish mother as postmodern spectacle -- From second-generation memoirs to women's history: reclaiming the missing mother -- "They raised beautiful families": Jewish mothers narrate their lives -- We are all Jewish mothers: mothering in the new millennium
Control code
647681961
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198033745
Lccn
2006036249
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647681961
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
You never call! you never write! : a history of the Jewish mother, Joyce Antler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-299) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nagging stereotype. "My Yiddishe mama": the multiple faces of the immigrant Jewish mother -- Molly Goldberg: "the prototype of the Jewish mother" in the twentieth century -- Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict: social science uncovers the Jewish "family plot" -- From Marjorie Morningstar to Jennie Grossinger: the suburbs, the Catskills, and the Jewish mother joke -- "American mother of the year" versus monster mothers: will the real Sophie Portnoy please stand up? -- The new face of the Jewish mother. The mother and the movement: feminism constructs the Jewish mother -- Roseanne and the nanny: the Jewish mother as postmodern spectacle -- From second-generation memoirs to women's history: reclaiming the missing mother -- "They raised beautiful families": Jewish mothers narrate their lives -- We are all Jewish mothers: mothering in the new millennium
Control code
647681961
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198033745
Lccn
2006036249
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647681961
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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