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Because I tell a joke or two : comedy, politics, and social difference
Because I tell a joke or two : comedy, politics, and social difference
1998
Articles
Subject: Because I Tell a Joke or Two explores the complex relationship between comedy and social difference. In provocative essays, the contributors consider issues of class, ethnicity, age, gender, and sexuality and reveal the ways comedy has been used to sustain, to challenge and to change power relationships in society. Spanning a wide range of genres, texts, and performers, from the Marx Brothers to Lea DeLaria, and from Ozzie and Harriet to Friends, Because I Tell a Joke or Two promises to make you think the next time you laugh along with a joke.
Imprint:
London ; New York : Routledge, c1998.
Collation:
xiv,322p ; 25 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references. - Includes index.
ISBN:
04151292060415129214 (pbk)
Dewey class:
700.417AR.9.00WAG
Local class:
AR.9.00/WAG
Language:
English
BRN:
935750
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