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Ari Lieberman

Ari Lieberman
Senior Academic Professional
Undergraduate Advisor

M.F.A. Cornell, 2003

Ph.D. Princeton, 2010

My work focuses on the ethics and aesthetics of comedy, specifically the function of laughter in fiction. My interests include Modern Hebrew literature; twentieth-century anglophone, hispanophone, and francophone literature; theories of humor and laughter; Holocaust literature and film; biblical themes in Western literature; Vladimir Nabokov, Samuel Beckett, Miguel de Cervantes, Shmuel Yosef Agnon.

I wrote this book. And this one.

Research Interests:

Modern Hebrew, Hispanic, and Francophone literatures; theories of humor

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