Set in the 1920s, it deals with the elemental conflicts underlying a precise historical moment for the first-generation Jew in America--sacred versus profane, Jew versus Gentile, ascetic versus libertine, deprivation versus economic promise, immobility versus displacement.
About the Author :
Robert L Carringer has contributed to The Jazz Singer as an editor.
Robert L. Carringer is Professor of English and Film at the University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign. He is also the author of "The Magnificent Ambersons: A Reconstruction" (California, 1993).
|Title:||The Jazz Singer||Publisher:||University of Wisconsin Press|
|Author:||Robert L Carringer, Tino T Balio|
|No. of Pages:||228|
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