Is it OK to laugh about it? : holocaust humour, satire and parody in Israeli culture /

For many years, Israeli culture recoiled from dealing with the Holocaust from a humorous or satirical perspective. The perception was that a humorous approach might threaten the sanctity of its memory, or evoke feelings of disrespect towards the subject and hurt Holocaust survivors'feelings. Bu...

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Main Author: Livni, Liat, 1979- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Vallentine Mitchell, 2017.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Introduction
  • 1. Jewish and Israeli Humour
  • 2. Holocaust Humour: From Taboo to Debate in the Western World
  • 3. Holocaust Awareness and Holocaust Humour in Israel
  • pt. 2 Holocaust Humour, Satire and Parody in Israeli Culture
  • 4. Laughter through Pain: the Intergenerational Transmission of the Holocaust
  • 5. Black Humour in Alternative Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Israel
  • 6. Satirizing the Instrumentalization and Commercialization of the Holocaust
  • 7. Holocaust Satire and Parody as Political and Social Protest
  • 8. Holocaust Humour from the Perspective of the Ethnic Conflict
  • 9. Downfall of the Fuhrer: Lampooning Hitler's Image
  • 10. Holocaust Jokes in Contemporary Israeli Websites: Characters and Developments.