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Let there be laughter!

Esther Romeyn

Let there be laughter!

Jewish humor in America

by Esther Romeyn

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Spertus Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Jewish comedians,
  • Jewish wit and humor,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11504324M
    ISBN 10093598254X
    ISBN 109780935982541
    OCLC/WorldCa36750952

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      The passing of Carl Reiner reminds us of an era when perhaps 80 percent of leading comics were Jewish. The passing of a style of humor we . Let There Be Laughter. books and culture Let There Be Laughter Paul Johnson profiles great humorists and wits. Daniel J. Flynn. January 7, Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward, by Paul Johnson (Harper, pp., $) Humor is better laughed at than read about. From immediate delivery to after-the-fact description, something gets lost.

    Let There Be Laughter | Michael Krasny has been telling Jewish jokes since his bar mitzvah, and it's been said that he knows more of them than anyone on the planet. He certainly states his case in this wise, enlightening, and hilarious book that not only collects the best of Jewish humor passed down from generation to generation, but explains the cultural expressions and anxieties behind the. His new book, "Let There Be Laughter," celebrates and analyzes Jewish humor -- its history, its cultural revelations, and of course, its jokes. Krasny, a collector of Jewish jokes, explores what makes Jewish humor so distinct. We'll talk to Krasny about his latest book and hear stories from his plus years as Forum's host. More Information.


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