Book review. Oring, Elliott (ed.) (2018). The First Book of Jewish Jokes: The Collection of L. M. Büschenthal. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press.

Anastasiya Fiadotava

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This is a book review of Oring, Elliott (ed.) (2018). The First Book of Jewish Jokes: The Collection of L. M. Büschenthal.

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Jewish jokes; 19th century; joke collections

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References


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Davies, C. (2011). Jokes and Targets. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

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