Woody on rye : Jewishness in the films and plays of Woody Allen /

A critical assessment of Jewishness in Woody Allen's films and plays.

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Other Authors: Brook, Vincent, 1946- (Editor)
Grinberg, Marat, 1977-
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2014]
Series:Brandeis series in American Jewish history, culture, and life.
Online Access:Project MUSE - Full text online 
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Vincent Brook and Marat Grinberg
  • Overview
  • The Gospel According to Woody: From Annie Hall through To Rome with Love / Vincent Brook
  • Comparative Analysis
  • The Birth of a Hebrew Tragedy: Cassandra's Dream as a Morality Play in the Context of Crimes and Misdemeanors and Match Point / Marat Grinberg
  • A Jew Leaves New York: Woody Allen's Gloomy British Angst / Curtis Maloley
  • Schlemiel Theory
  • Woody Allen's Schlemiel: From Humble Beginnings to Abrupt End / Menachem Feuer
  • "Woody the Gentile": Christian-Jewish Interplay in Allen's Films from What's New Pussycat? to Midnight in Paris / Joshua Louis Moss
  • "Now You See Him, Now You Don't": Woody Allen's Vanishing Act in Scoop / Peter J. Bailey
  • Women's Issues
  • Woody's Women: Jewish Domesticity and the Unredeemed Ghost of Hanukkah to Come / Giovanna P. Del Negro
  • Reconstructing Woody: Representations of Religious Jewish Women in Deconstructing Harry / Shaina Hammerman
  • "Toot, Toot, Tootsie! (Goodbye)": Disposable Women in the Films of Woody Allen / Elliot Shapiro
  • Cultural Studies
  • Digesting Woody: Food and Foodways in the Movies of Woody Allen / Nathan Abrams
  • Schlemiel on Broadway: Woody Allen's Jewish Identity in His Stage Plays from Don't Drink the Water to Honeymoon Motel / James Fisher
  • Woody Allen: Filmography
  • Woody Allen: Play List
  • Index

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