Humor in America: A Research Guide to Genres and Topics

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This comprehensive survey of sources and scholarship should prove invaluable to anyone organizing a course in American humor, and to graduate students or advanced undergraduates as well. There are excellent summaries of respected histories of the field and such serious, well-planned chapters as 'The Comics,' 'Humor in Periodicals,' 'Standup Comedy,' 'Women's Humor,' 'Racial and Ethnic Humor,' and 'Political Humor.' ...Well-written and clearly presented, this volume will greatly assist those making their way in this ...

Humor in America: A Research Guide to Genres and Topics 1988, Greenwood Press, Westport

ISBN-13: 9780313245510

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