The Jokes of Sigmund Freud: A Study in Humor and Jewish Identity
- Publish Date: 2007-04-16
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: 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 enigmatic character of Freud and a fresh perspective on the nature of the science that he founded.