Jewish Humor

ISBN-10: 1560009918
ISBN-13: 9781560009917
Edition: N/A
Authors: Avner Ziv, Avner Ziv
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List price: $30.95
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 1/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 223
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Avner Ziv is professor in the Department of Psychology and Education at Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Personality and Sense of Humor and the editor of National Styles of Humor.

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
Shalom Aleichem's "On account of a hat"
The Jew as comic: Lenny Bruce, Mel Brooks, Woody Allen
Psycho-social aspects of Jewish humor in Israel and in the Diaspora
Jewish jokes, anti-Semitic jokes and Hebredonian jokes
Gallows humor and Jewish humor: A reading of "The Dance of Genghis Cohn" by Romain Gary
Humor and sexism: The case of the Jewish joke
The Rabbi versus the priest and other Jewish stories
Halachic issues as satirical elements in nineteenth century Hebrew literature
Tevie the milkman - intertwining Jewish destiny and humor
Political satire in the Israeli theatre: Another outlook on Zionism
What? Humor? In the news? - How serious is the news on Israeli radio
Do Jews in Israel still laugh at themselves?
Political caricature as a reflection of Israel's development
Scholarly Bibliography on Jewish Humor

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