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Inciting laughter : the development of "Jewish humor" in 19th century German culture

Author: Jefferson S Chase
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 2000.
Series: European cultures, v. 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume analyzes the conflation of "Jewishness" and satiric humor arising in conjunction with the authors M.G. Saphir, Ludwig Borne and Heinrich Heine, whose wit inspired considerable public  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Chase, Jefferson S.
Inciting laughter
(DLC) 99058591
(OCoLC)42976808
Named Person: Ludwig Börne; Heinrich Heine; Moritz Gottlieb Saphir; Ludwig Börne; Heinrich Heine; Moritz Gottlieb Saphir; Moritz Gottlieb Saphir; Ludwig Borne; Heinrich Heine
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jefferson S Chase
ISBN: 9783110813838 3110813831
OCLC Number: 868974320
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (340 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Chapter 1 Vicious Circles: Judenwitz as Stereotype and Strategy 1 --
Humor as crux of majority/minority identity 5 --
Judenwitz as Sign of German Particularity 11 --
Chapter 2 Pamphlet War: Moritz Gottlieb Saphir in Berlin 1826-30 20 --
Saphir's arrival and the beginning of the conflict 23 --
Humor as battleground 37 --
Legacy of the pamphlet war 61 --
Chapter 3 Handle and The Blade: Ludwig Borne's Serious Humor 64 --
Borne's attitudes toward Jewishness and humor 69 --
Borne as arts critic 81 --
Affinities between Borne and Menzel 91 --
Borne's "direct" political writings 99 --
Anti-Judenwitz backlash 104 --
Menzel as Borne apologist 114 --
Borne's response 117 --
Borne-Menzel estrangement 123 --
Borne's final shift 133 --
Borne's individual reception 136 --
Chapter 4 "Who Gets the Job Now?" Heinrich Heine and the J.G. Cotta Publishing House 139 --
Heine's early contact with Cotta 144 --
Judenwitz and literary talent 149 --
Baths of Lucca 157 --
Backlash against The Baths of Lucca and its influence on Cotta 173 --
Atta Troll 180 --
Cotta's neglect and Heine's individual reception 189 --
Chapter 5 Reading for the Plot: Judenwitz in and as Literary History 193 --
Core myth of German literary history 195 --
Adaptation of the myth over time 207 --
Continuity and caesura 222 --
Translations 229 --
Moritz Gottlieb Saphir --
From: The Killed-Off Yet Still Alive and Kicking M.G. Saphir, or: Thirteen Dramatic Poets and a Magician Against One Lone Editor 232 --
From: Come Here! or: Dear Public, Look and Trust Whom You Please 235 --
On Witz 238 --
"On Borne" 241 --
Ludwig Borne --
Jews in Frankfurt am Main 244 --
Theater Reviews 247 --
From: Monograph of the German Post Snail: A Contribution to the Natural History of Mollusks and Testaceans 253 --
From: Letters from Paris 259 --
From: Menzel, the Frenchmen's Scourge 262 --
Heinrich Heine --
Baths of Lucca 266.
Series Title: European cultures, v. 12.
Responsibility: Jefferson S. Chase.
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