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The Resource Punchlines : the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor, Leon Rappoport

Punchlines : the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor, Leon Rappoport

Label
Punchlines : the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor
Title
Punchlines
Title remainder
the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor
Statement of responsibility
Leon Rappoport
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rappoport, Leon
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnic wit and humor
  • Wit and humor
Label
Punchlines : the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor, Leon Rappoport
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-169) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the hazards and joys of racial, ethnic, and gender humor -- The sword and shield metaphor and other perspectives -- What makes us laugh : humor theory and research from Plato and Aristotle to Sigmund Freud -- Prejudice, pride, and play in ethnic comedy -- The origins and psychology of stereotypes and slurs -- The dominant role of Jews and African Americans : Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, and the culture of irony -- Jewish and African American roots humor : saving grace in the face of oppression -- Males versus females, gays versus straights, and the varieties of gender humor -- The "new breed" of comedians and transformation of ethnicity -- Becoming a comedian : minority status helps but is not enough -- In defense of ethnic humor and its role in our multicultural society
Control code
60839377
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 181 pages
Isbn
9780275987640
Lccn
2005019267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Punchlines : the case for racial, ethnic, and gender humor, Leon Rappoport
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-169) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the hazards and joys of racial, ethnic, and gender humor -- The sword and shield metaphor and other perspectives -- What makes us laugh : humor theory and research from Plato and Aristotle to Sigmund Freud -- Prejudice, pride, and play in ethnic comedy -- The origins and psychology of stereotypes and slurs -- The dominant role of Jews and African Americans : Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, and the culture of irony -- Jewish and African American roots humor : saving grace in the face of oppression -- Males versus females, gays versus straights, and the varieties of gender humor -- The "new breed" of comedians and transformation of ethnicity -- Becoming a comedian : minority status helps but is not enough -- In defense of ethnic humor and its role in our multicultural society
Control code
60839377
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 181 pages
Isbn
9780275987640
Lccn
2005019267
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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