Author Archive for: ‘Karen Vered’

The Jazz Singer: Accounting for Female Agency and Reconsidering Scholarship

In the early part of 2009, I was preparing to teach The Jazz Singer (1927) as part of an introductory Media Histories subject for Australian university students. [1] While searching for reading material to pair with the film’s screening, I was challenged to find a recent essay that was not in dialog with Michael Rogin’s treatment of the film in …

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