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Title The Routledge comedy studies reader / edited by Ian Wilkie.
Imprint Milton : Routledge, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource (443 pages)
Note A phenomenological methodology
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Bio/Hist Note Ian Wilkie is a Lecturer in Performance at the University of Salford, specialising in the Comedy Writing and Performance degree. His PhD is in Comedy and he is the author of Performing in Comedy: A Student's Guide. Wilkie has been articles editor of Comedy Studies since 2013 (becoming main editor in 2015), and occasionally works as a comic actor.
Note Print version record.
Subject Comedy -- History and criticism.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents Race, class and gender in British music hall / David Huxley and David James -- Women like us? / Gilli Bush-Bailey -- Pretty Funny / Hannah Ballou -- No greater foe? (audience and stand ups) / Tim Miles -- The roots of alternative comedy? / Lloyd Peters -- Life memory archive (documentation in stand up) / Christopher Molineux -- Oliver Double interview with Ross Noble -- Tony Moon interview with Stewart Lee -- Tony Moon interview with Barry Cryer -- Gary Turk interview with Charlie Hanson -- Tony Moon interview with Tiffany Stevenson -- Sam Friedman interview with Russell Kane -- Sam Friedman interview with Les Dennis -- Kara Hunt on Chris Rock -- Tony Moon interview with John Lloyd -- Ian Wilkie interview with Kate Fox -- From toothpick legs to dropping vaginas / Sharon Lockyer -- Joan Rivers -- reading the meaning / Louise Peacock -- Humour theory and Joan Rivers / Brett Mills -- Obscenity, dirtiness and licence in Jewish comedy / Debra Aarons and Marc Mierowsky -- Satire in a multicultural world: a Bakhtinian analysis / Grant Julin -- When silly meets serious / Mark Harmon, Barbara Kaye, Amanda Martin -- The comedian the cat and the activist / Ian Reilly -- Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen and seriousness of mock documentary / Cate Blouke -- A book and a movie walk into a bar / Kyle Meikle -- Kidding around : children, comedy and social media / Peter Kunze -- Social media and comedy / Rebecca Krefting and Rebecca Baruc -- Comedy meets media / Jillian Belanger -- The animated moving image as political cartoon / Lucien Leon -- Is vlogging the new stand up? / Matthew Mckeague.
Summary The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie's selections present an array of critical approaches from interdisciplinary scholars, all of whom evaluatecomedy from different angles and adopt a range of writing styles to explore the phenomenon. Divided into eight unique parts, the Reader offers both breadth and depth with its wide range of interdisciplinary articles and international perspectives. Of interest to students, scholars, and lovers of comedy alike, The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader offers a contemporary sample of general analyses of comedy as a mode, form, and genre.
"The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader is a selection of the most outstanding critical analysis featured in the journal Comedy Studies in the decade since its inception in 2010. The Reader illustrates the multiple perspectives that are available when analysing comedy. Wilkie's selections present an array of critical approaches from interdisciplinary scholars, all of whom evaluate the comedy from different angles and adopt a range of writing styles to explore the phenomenon. Divided into eight unique sections, the Reader offers both breadth and depth with its wide range of interdisciplinary articles and international perspectives. Of interest to students, scholars, and lovers of comedy alike, The Routledge Comedy Studies Reader offers a contemporary sample of general analyses of comedy as a mode, form, and genre"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Wilkie, Ian Angus, editor.