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Semites and Stereotypes: Characteristics of Jewish Humor.
by Ziv, Avner & Zadjman, Anat.

Publisher Information:
Greenwood Press Westport, Connecticut 1993

Octavo, red cloth with white lettering, xx, 197 pp., selected bibliography, name index, subject index, about the Editors and Contributors

Introduction: Jewish Humor - A Survey and a Program by Raphael Patai. Articles are "The Schlemiezel: Black Humor and the Shtetl Tradition," Jay Boyer, "Sholom Aleichem's Humor of Affirmation and Survival," Emmanuel S. Goldsmith, "Exploring the Thesis of the Self-Deprecating Jewish Sense of Humor," Christie Davies, "Three Jews and a Blindfold: The Politics of Gallows Humor," Paul Lewis, "Are Jews Funnier than Non-Jews?" Carolyn Miller, "Since When is Jewish Humor Not Anti-Semitic?" Bernard Saper, "The Origins and Evolution of a Classic Jewish Joke," Richard Raskin, "Love among the Stereotypes, or Why Woody's Women Leave," Richard Freadman, "Philip Roth and Woody Allen: Freud and the Humor of the Repressed," Sam B. Girgus, "From Eve to the Jewish American Princess: The Comic Representation of Women in Jewish Literature," Judith Stora-Sandor, "The Transactional Implications of the Jewish Marriage Jokes," Anat Zadjman, "Jewish Humor in Service of an Israeli Political Leader: The Case of Levi Eshkol," Ofra Nevo, "The Development of Humor in Israeli Children's Literature in the Twentieth Century," Miri Baruch.


Language: English Language
Binding: Hardbound
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 19503

Price: $42.50

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