In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: As we see in his version of the song, the complexity of the joke lies in its equivocation, particularly in the interweaving of Yiddish and English and mockery and self-mockery, and also in the Yiddishizing of the western experience.
Jews could not really be called Americans, the song implies, because the very notion of Jews as westerners was laughable, and westerners, as we all know, are archetypal Americans. In a characteristic Jewish mode of diasporic commentary, the song has it both ways, critiquing and enacting the western mythos as a mode of Americanization.
Jews can be home on the range, it seems, by transforming that range into a vaudeville stage, or, more precisely, by revealing the range to have been a vaudeville stage all along, a performative space open to Jewish appropriation as a vehicle for inclusion.
I am interested specifically in how Jewish performers and writers from Fanny Brice to Bernard Malamud created a viable American Jewish identity by identifying with, parodying, and distancing themselves from the imagined figure of the Indian. Unlike blackface, though, redface did not seek to efface Jewish difference altogether, but rather to insist upon it in a different form.
Through both the choice of the Indian figure and the unique manner of impersonation, Jewish performers and writers transformed racial difference into ethnic difference and used the latter position to stake a claim upon American identity.
Goldstein, I posit a history in which the drive toward assimilation did not entail an effacement of Jewishness but rather an exploration of new ways of preserving and adapting it. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click 'Authenticate'.
You are not currently authenticated. View freely available titles:- External and Internal Conflict in “The Birthmark” This essay will analyze Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Birthmark” to determine the external and internal conflicts in the tale.
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The conflicts I have dealt with in my life are mostly internal. I try my best to keep my problems within myself so that the conflict I’m dealing with doesn’t become another person’s problem. I wouldn’t want an internal conflict to become an external conflict, so I manage my problems myself.
Internal Conflict Essay Essay on Internal Conflict An example of the most vivid memory of conflict in my mind would be an argument that seamed to go on for an eternity in my mind and body.
Babels’ specifically activist, critical and self-reflective project of volunteer interpreting is examined as emerging and evolving out of a series of internal and external pressures.
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Like so much American Jewish humor from this time period, Katz’s humor considers the place of the Jew in the American landscape: were Jews really “home on the range”?