The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture

The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture

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The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture by Joseph Litvak

Cultural study of Cold War film and theater that considers how Jewish assimilation into American culture during the blacklist period was characterized by a demand to be a stoolpigeon, or to become an informer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822344674
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
Publication date: 11/25/2009
Series: Series Q
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Joseph Litvak is Professor of English at Tufts University. He is the author of Strange Gourmets: Sophistication, Theory, and the Novel, also published by Duke University Press, and Caught in the Act: Theatricality in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel.

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