Princeton University Press "No Joke" Book traces modern Jewish humor around the world and is written by Ruth R. Wisse.
Princeton University Press "No Joke" Book invites readers to consider the pleasures and profits of Jewish humor. Book has contribution of writers like Heinrich Heine, Sholem Aleichem, Isaac Babel, S. Y. Agnon, Isaac Bashevis Singer and Philip Roth.
Age group and grade: Ages all
Title: "No Joke: Making Jewish Humor"
Author: Ruth R. Wisse
Subject: Comparative literature
Number of pages: 296
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 6/2/2013
Size: 5.6"H x 8.5"W x 1.1"D
Audience: Tertiary, university or college
Book looks at how jewish humor channeled jewish learning and wordsmanship into new avenues of creativity, brought relief to liberal non-jews in repressive societies
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