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Author Bloom, James D., 1951-

Title Gravity fails : the comic Jewish shaping of America / James D. Bloom.

Published Westport, Ct. : Praeger, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  792.02808992 BLOO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 192 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Chutzpah in the Promised Land: An Overture 1 -- 2. Revolt of the Horny 65 -- 3. Talking Heads, Shrinking Heads 95 -- 4. Nazi Follies 119 -- 5. A Blonder Shade of Dark 135 -- Lost Tribes: A Conclusion 155.
Subject Jewish comedians -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jewish wit and humor -- History and criticism.
American wit and humor -- History and criticism.
ISBN 027597720X (alk. paper)