Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)

The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations. More

Available ebook formats: epub

Published by Quid Pro, LLC
Words: 98,760
Language: English
ISBN: 9781610273213
About Richard Raskin

Richard Raskin is Associate Professor in the School of Communication and Culture—Media Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark.

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