Subversive Laughter: The Liberating Power of Comedy
From Charlie Chaplin's parody of the great dictator to Richard Pryor's demysticism of racism, the funniest, noblest comedy has always been rooted in hostility to oppression. Now Ron Jenkins shows how comics around the world use their art to combat political and social tyranny in everyday life.
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This is one of those books in which the parts are greater than the whole. Many of the chapters, separately considered (which is the way some of them have been published), are quite intriguing and full ... Read full review
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