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a book on American Jewish cultural humor. The Treasure-Trove of American Jewish Humor.
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Jewish wit and humor, American wit and humor. Jonathan David Publishers.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Most of the familiar stuff is here, such as Brer Rabbit, John Henry, and Old John tales, as well as rare materials from obscure publications. The collection also benefits from the work of J. Mason Brewer, who was a pioneer in this kind of work.
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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for JOYS OF IRISH HUMOR. Deliveries within the UK usually take 3-5 working days but can take longer. Related items to consider. Joys of Jewish Humor by Spalding, Henry.
Jewish humor mirrors the minds and hearts of the Jewish people. It reflects their joys and sorrows, hopes and disappointments. In the Encyclopedia of Jewish Humor, hailed as a landmark work when first published, Henry D. Spalding presents delightful anecdotes, quips, jokes, and yarns featuring the colorful folk who have added spice and spirit to Jewish life from biblical to modern times. Some of the selections are pungent, many are scornful of deceit and pretense, others are alive with brotherhood. Most are just downright hilarious. In thirty-nine chapters, Spalding allows forty centuries of Jewish life to speak through characters we have all grown to love. Here, you'll find the itinerant shnorrer who arrives in a small Lithuanian town late one Friday afternoon with no place to stay; the Yiddishe papa whose task it is to instruct little Mortie in the ways of the birds and bees; the congregant whose life's goal, it seems, is to make his rabbi miserable; the hypochondriac who complains of ailments as.
American Jewish humor began with the early colonial settlers, the Jews, who first arrived in New Amsterdam (now . chapter/subject you can glean a real understanding of the American Jewish Mind. The layout is good; the reading easy and enjoyable, although it lacks an index which is a minus.
American Jewish humor began with the early colonial settlers, the Jews, who first arrived in New Amsterdam (now New York) from Brazil in 1654 aboard the S. .
American humor refers collectively to the conventions and common threads that tie together humor in the United States. It is often defined in comparison to the humor of another country – for example, how it is different from British humor and Canadian humor. It is, however, difficult to say what makes a particular type or subject of humor particularly American. Humor usually concerns aspects of American culture, and depends on the historical and current development of the country's culture.