Author Stokker, Kathleen
Title Folklore Fights the Nazis : Humor in Occupied Norway, 1940-1945
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 1997
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Note Intro -- Contents -- To the Reader -- Preface -- The Diarists -- Introduction -- 1. The Humor of Contempt -- 2. Quisling and Hitler Jokes -- 3. Fraternizing with the Enemy: The Tyskertos -- 4. Humor's Response to Nazi Repression and Cruelty -- 5. Answering Back: The Growth of Anti-Nazi Solidarity -- 6. Adjusting the Image of the Ubermensch: Humor's Antidote to Nazi Propaganda -- 7. The Universality of Resistance and Absence of Nazi Support: Humor's View -- 8. Daily Life in Reality and in Humor -- 9. A Humorous Perspective on War Developments: From the Battle of Britain to the Flight of Rudolph Hess -- 10. Further Perspectives on War Developments: Mussolini, Rommel, and Operation Barbarossa -- 11. Germany's Bleak Prospects for Victory: High Hopes for Haakon's Return -- 12. The Function and Legacy of Occupation Humor -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
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Link Print version: Stokker, Kathleen Folklore Fights the Nazis : Humor in Occupied Norway, 1940-1945 Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c1997 9780299154448
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Norway -- Humor.;Norwegian wit and humor.;Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Humor
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