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by Richard Raskin
Richard Raskin is Associate Professor in the School of Communication and Culture-Media Studies at. .His books include 'The Art of the Short Fiction Film: A Shot-by-Shot Study of Nine Modern Classics' (2002) and 'A Child at Gunpoint: A Case Study in the Life of a Photo' (2004).
Richard Raskin is Associate Professor in the School of Communication and Culture-Media Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark. Born in Brooklyn and educated in the . He writes screenplays for short fiction films including the award-winning 2012 film 'Seven Minutes in the Warsaw Ghetto. He has also served on juries for international film festivals in numerous countries.
One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
This is the first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled . An additional chapter is devoted to the ways in which Jewish jokes tend to evolve.
This is the first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study. An entire chapter is devoted to each of six major jokes, tracing its history and variants, and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punch-line can be interpreted. Throughout the book, an attempt is made to demonstrate that one of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is their openness to radically different interpretive options (having nothing to do with wordplay or double entendre).
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A social and historical study of jokes from the main English-speaking countries, which debates the existing theories of humor. Life Is Like a Glass of Tea. Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes. Aarhus University Press. Emil A. Draitser (1998) Taking Penguins to the Movies: Ethnic Humor in Russia, Wayne State University Press, ISBN 0-8143-2327-8. in German) Karin Keding, Anika Struppert (2006) Ethno-comedy im deutschen Fernsehen: Inhaltsanalyse und zu "Was guckst du?!", Frank & Timme GmbH, ISBN 3-86596-084-7. Jewish comedy and humor.
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