“Does he actually say the word Jewish?” – Jewish representations in Seinfeld

@article{Krieger2003DoesHA,
  title={“Does he actually say the word Jewish?” – Jewish representations in Seinfeld},
  author={Rosalin Krieger},
  journal={Journal for Cultural Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={387 - 404}
}
My objective is to provide insight into how “Jewishness”, primarily as a cultural signifier, is created in the sitcom Seinfeld and how it is a reflection of contemporary conversations and negotiations of Jewish cultural identity within North America. This kind of research is important because television is still a primary media source despite declining ratings (Marc 1997), and sitcoms are the primary workhorse (and globally distributed) of the TV networks, hence NBC's “Must‐See TV” and the… Expand
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