The Serious Humor of Harry Golden

The Serious Humor of Harry Golden

by Clarence W. Thomas
     
 

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This book examines the journalistic civil rights advocacy of Harry Golden in the context of press facilitation of the civil rights movement. Golden's motivation, method and significance in advocating civil rights for blacks as a Jewish man are assessed. Particular emphasis is placed on the various forms of satiric humor Golden used to combat racism and promote racial… See more details below

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This book examines the journalistic civil rights advocacy of Harry Golden in the context of press facilitation of the civil rights movement. Golden's motivation, method and significance in advocating civil rights for blacks as a Jewish man are assessed. Particular emphasis is placed on the various forms of satiric humor Golden used to combat racism and promote racial understanding and acceptance. The late Harry Golden was a unique journalist and humanitarian who attempted to combat racism/segregation and facilitate racial understanding and equality through the use of personal journalism and humor.

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ISBN-13:
9780761805663
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
5.35(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.51(d)

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