Since When is Fran Drescher Jewish?: Dubbing Stereotypes in The Nanny, The Simpsons, and The Sopranos

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This colorful examination of "translated" television characters in Italy looks at the implications for transnational intersections of commerce and culture.
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Since When Is Fran Drescher Jewish?: Dubbing Stereotypes in The Nanny, The Simpsons, and The Sopranos

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Overview

This colorful examination of "translated" television characters in Italy looks at the implications for transnational intersections of commerce and culture.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292737556
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

CHIARA FRANCESCA FERRARI is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Design at California State University, Chico.
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Table of Contents

Foreword by Joseph Straubhaar
Acknowledgments

Introduction.
Since When Is Fran Drescher Jewish?

Chapter One.
Nation in Translation: The (Im)Possibility of the Local?

Chapter Two.
Indigenizing Texts: Television Translation as Cultural Ventriloquism

Chapter Three.
Dubbing Yiddish, Hidden Rabbi: The Nanny in Translation

Chapter Four.
Dubbing The Simpsons: Or How Groundskeeper Willie Lost His Kilt in Sardinia

Chapter Five.
The Sopranos in Italy: Or "Why Should We Care? We Have the Real Mafia Here!"

Conclusion.
Translating Stereotypes: The Cultural Politics of Reformatting

Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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    Fran Dresser

    Fran dresser i actully met her and her sister . Her sister has like 3 to 6 kids. Well my dad knows fran' s sister ' cause they both work at NYU. So i met her first they she ntriduced me to her the i remember famous fran dresser then i remember two shows she was in which was the NANNY and the SIMSONS ......to be continued by neice i tell you the story later on .on how she became my aunt

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