Example sentences for: jolson

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  • Levinthal's title for this series reveals his interest in a tradition of blackface masquerade that, by the turn of the century, was largely a Jewish province (think of Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer ). While Jewish minstrelsy operated on the premise that black people were inherently funny, it also reflected a complex identification of Jews with blacks--an identification between outsider groups explored by such contemporary scholars as Michael Rogin, in Blackface, White Noise , and Eric Lott, in Love and Theft .

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