Comedy: A Geographic and Historical Guide, Volume 1

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005 - Comedy - 663 pages
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Contents

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1
Academic Humor
9
African American Comedians
24
African American Humor
34
African Film
48
American Drama since 1975
62
American Film
78
American Jewish Humor
93
Black Comedy
167
British Contemporary Comedy
185
Canadian Comedy
199
Childrens Humor
214
Commedia dellArte
233
English Comedy Elizabethan and Jacobean
248
English Comedy Restoration and Augustan
263
English Comedy Victorian
280

American Literature in the Nineteenth Century
106
American Political Cartoons and Comics
121
Animation
135
Arthurian Romance
153
Farce
296
French Contemporary Comedy
314
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About the author (2005)

MAURICE CHARNEY is Professor of English at Rutgers University and the author of several books on the history and theory of comedy, including Comedy High and Low. A former president of the Shakespeare Association of America, Charney has authored All of Shakespeare, How to Read Shakespeare, and Shakespeare on Love & Lust.

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