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Why ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Is The Seminal Jewish Comedy (Yes, It Even Beats ‘Seinfeld’)

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dc.contributor.author Davidson, Steven
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-26T15:41:15Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-26T15:41:15Z
dc.date.issued 2017-09-29
dc.identifier.uri https://forward.com/schmooze/383886/curb-your-enthusiasm-epitome-of-jewish-humor/
dc.description.abstract Larry David co-created (with Jerry Seinfeld) the television hit series, "Seinfeld," and created and writes and stars in the long-running HBO series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." In this article, Steven Davidson argues that "Curb Your Enthusiasm" is a frankly and quintessentially Jewish show. He argues that its humor is an outgrowth of the tradition of Jewish humor in the United States. It is, he writes, the "culmination of decades of Jewish-American humor borne out of Yiddish theater, and has matured through the likes of Woody Allen and Mel Brooks." Click on the link above to read the article. For an excerpt from a book on American Jewish humor, click on the link below. en_US
dc.description.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11976/687
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Forward en_US
dc.subject David, Larry en_US
dc.subject Theater, Movies and Television en_US
dc.subject Humor en_US
dc.subject Writers en_US
dc.subject Actors en_US
dc.subject Directors en_US
dc.subject United States en_US
dc.subject Curb Your Enthusiasm en_US
dc.title Why ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Is The Seminal Jewish Comedy (Yes, It Even Beats ‘Seinfeld’) en_US
dc.type Article en_US
local.external.uri https://www.najculture.org/handle/20.500.11976/559 en_US


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