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Author Davies, Christie

Title Jokes and targets / Christie Davies

Publ Info Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2011
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN6149.S62 D36 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN6149.S62 D36 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN6149.S62 D36 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 314 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-299) and index
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
LC subject Wit and humor -- Social aspects
Wit and humor -- Psychological aspects
Wit and humor -- Political aspects
ISBN 9780253356192 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253356199 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253223029 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253223024 (pbk. : alk. paper)