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Something on My Own by Glenn D. Smith

Something on My Own

Description : "For over three decades, Berg's "Molly" fluttered about and hung out her kitchen window dispensing motherly advice laced with engaging malapropisms, insights, and lots of "schmaltz." The show offered a warmly comedic look at the lives and dreams of working-class American Jews and subtle insights into the nature of assimilation. While Molly, husband Jake, and Uncle David represent Old World Jewish stereotypes, children Rosalie and Sammy are as American as apple pie. A portrait of the immigrant experience, The Goldbergs offered a mythic idea of the American dream.".

Subtitle : Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting, 1929-1956

Authors : Glenn D. Smith

Published Date : 2007

Publisher : Syracuse University Press

ISBN : 081560887X

Page : 293 Pages

Categories : Biography & Autobiography

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Filesize: 9 MB

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