Avner Ziv,Anat Zajdman's Semites and Stereotypes: Characteristics of Jewish Humor: PDF

By Avner Ziv,Anat Zajdman

ISBN-10: 0313261350

ISBN-13: 9780313261350

With an ongoing overseas convention, Jewish humor in recent times has been a topic of great scholarly inquiry. such a lot educational guides, even though, were person works representing a specific thesis or perspective, in general on literary features. the current selection of essays via students from England, France, the us, Denmark, Israel, and Australia explores features of Jewish humor from a number of views, together with anthropology, literature, psychology, sociology, and religion.

Geographically, the paintings distinguishes among the Jewish humor of Israel and that of the diaspora; traditionally, it lines Jewish humor to the Bible. The linkages with Judaism and the Yiddish language are explored. Essays care for the Jewish use of humor in demanding and tragic occasions, with self-disparagement in Jewish humor, with anti-semitism and stereotyping, and with Jewish girls because the items of humor. The contributions to international tradition of humorists Sholom Aleichem, Woody Allen, Philip Roth, Charlie Chaplin, and various modern performers are mentioned as are the Jewish theorists of humor, together with Sigmund Freud, Henri Bergson, and Arthur Koestler. An interdisciplinary e-book, will probably be of curiosity to scholars and researchers of Jewish culture and folklore, Jewish-American literature, American reviews, and humor, pop culture, anthropology, psychology, and sociology.

Show description

Read Online or Download Semites and Stereotypes: Characteristics of Jewish Humor: Characteristics of Jewish Humour (Contributions in Ethnic Studies) PDF

Best discrimination & racism books

Download e-book for iPad: Handbook of Workplace Diversity by Alison M Konrad,Pushkala Prasad,Judith K Pringle,Judith K.

`By assembling a world solid of participants from all walks of analysis existence, Professors Prasad, Pringle and Konrad effectively increase the scope of scholarly discourse on place of work range. This stimulating quantity considers how to find this fuzzy build, what transformations" are extra vital than others, and the way to make most sensible use of different study equipment at varied degrees of study.

Diana Dumitru's The State, Antisemitism, and Collaboration in the Holocaust: PDF

In keeping with unique resources, this significant new ebook at the Holocaust explores nearby adaptations in civilians' attitudes and behaviour towards the Jewish inhabitants in Romania and the occupied Soviet Union. Gentiles' willingness to aid Jews was once better in lands that were lower than Soviet management through the inter-war interval, whereas gentiles' willingness to hurt Jews happened extra in lands that have been lower than Romanian management in the course of the comparable interval.

Download e-book for iPad: Dalit Women: Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India by S. Anandhi,Karin Kapadia

Via its research of the underlying political economic system of gender, caste and sophistication in India, this publication exhibits how altering old geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits throughout India in ways in which are neither fastened nor predictable. It brings jointly ethnographies from throughout India to discover caste politics, Dalit feminism and patriarchy, faith, economics and the ongoing socio-economic and political marginalisation of Dalits.

Download e-book for iPad: Challenging the Legacies of Racial Resentment: Black Health by Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

Family and foreign health and wellbeing activism and healthiness coverage are focal issues during this quantity, a e-book of the nationwide convention of Black Political Scientists. This paintings demonstrates the ongoing significance of the "medical civil rights movement," via examples of activism of girls of color in AIDS provider corporations, in their healthiness matters, and of the fight for racial fairness in healthiness care in Brazil.

Additional resources for Semites and Stereotypes: Characteristics of Jewish Humor: Characteristics of Jewish Humour (Contributions in Ethnic Studies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Semites and Stereotypes: Characteristics of Jewish Humor: Characteristics of Jewish Humour (Contributions in Ethnic Studies) by Avner Ziv,Anat Zajdman

by William

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 5 votes