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Woody on Rye
Jewishness in the Films and Plays of Woody Allen
Vincent Brook, ed.; Marat Grinberg, ed.

Brandeis University Press



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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