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The Jokes of Sigmund Freud: A Study in Humor and Jewish Identity
     

The Jokes of Sigmund Freud: A Study in Humor and Jewish Identity

by Elliott Oring
 
The Jokes of Sigmund Freud unravels the intimate connections between Sigmund Freud and his Jewish identity. Author Elliott Oring observes that Freud frequently identified with the characters in the jokes he told, and that there was a strong relationship between these jokes and his own psychological and social state. This analysis offers novel insights into the

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The Jokes of Sigmund Freud unravels the intimate connections between Sigmund Freud and his Jewish identity. Author Elliott Oring observes that Freud frequently identified with the characters in the jokes he told, and that there was a strong relationship between these jokes and his own psychological and social state. This analysis offers novel insights into the enigmatic character of Freud and a fresh perspective on the nature of the science that he founded.

About the Author:
Elliott Oring is currently professor of anthropology at California State University, Los Angeles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765759764
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.53(d)

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