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Jewish Jesters

A Study in American Popular Comedy (The Hampton Press Communication Series)

by Arthur Asa Berger

  • 57 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Hampton Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Popular culture,
  • Humor,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Jewish comedians,
  • Form - Jokes & Riddles,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • Comedy,
  • History and criticism,
  • American wit and humor,
  • Jewish wit and humor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9381063M
    ISBN 101572733365
    ISBN 109781572733367

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