Performing Gender and Comedy: Theories, Texts and Contexts
Shannon Eileen Hengen, Shannon Hengen
Gordon and Breach, 1998 - Science - 279 pages
"Performing Gender and Comedy" explores comedy as a place where gender and sexuality, through performance, challenge sexist and heteronormative forces in Western culture. Contributors investigate the effects of gender, sexuality, sexual identity, race, class, and nationality on humor and comedic performance. Each chapter, distinct in its voice and content, addresses how particular historical periods seem to affect who laughs at what, why, and with what consequences. This volume not only spans a broad range of historical and literary periods, but also engages in a critical conversation with past and present thinkers to articulate the political, cultural, and social effects of comedy.
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