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Author Antler, Joyce.

Title You never call! you never write! [electronic resource] : a history of the Jewish mother / Joyce Antler.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Description xii, 321 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-299) and index.
Contents The nagging sterotype. "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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jewish women.
Mothers.
Jewish women -- Humor.
Jewish women in literature.
Mothers -- Humor.
Mothers in literature.
Jewish women in motion pictures.
Mothers in motion pictures.
Feminist criticism.
Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780195147872 (hardcover)
0195147871 (hardcover)

 
    
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