Franklin

Jokes and targets / Christie Davies.

Author/Creator:
Davies, Christie.
Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 314 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Wit and humor -- Social aspects.
Wit and humor -- Psychological aspects.
Wit and humor -- Political aspects.
Contents:
Mind over matter: a general theory of jokes about the stupid and the canny
Blondes, sex, and the French
Jewish women and Jewish men
Sex between men : places, occupations, and classes
The great American lawyer joke cycle
The rise of the Soviet joke and the fall of the Soviet Union
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-299) and index.
ISBN:
9780253356192 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253356199 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253223029 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253223024 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
663954286