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The Resource A very serious thing : women's humor and American culture, Nancy A. Walker

A very serious thing : women's humor and American culture, Nancy A. Walker

Label
A very serious thing : women's humor and American culture
Title
A very serious thing
Title remainder
women's humor and American culture
Statement of responsibility
Nancy A. Walker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Defines why women have been blocked from participating in the mainstream of American comedy yet have overcome hurdles to produce a humor that is sustaining and spells survival for women in society
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
817/.009/9287
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS430
LC item number
.W3 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American culture
Series volume
[2]
Label
A very serious thing : women's humor and American culture, Nancy A. Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and index
Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. The Female Humorist in America; 2. The Male Tradition and the Female Tradition; 3. Humor, Intellect, Femininity; 4. The Humor of the "Minority"; 5. Feminist Humor; 6. The Tradition and Beyond: Contemporary Women's Humor and the Canon of American Literature; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Selected List of Humor by American Women; Index
Control code
18018346
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 229 p.
Isbn
9780816617036
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
88017143
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). Author's inscribed presentation copy for Molly Ivins, November 1988. Inscribed to Molly Ivins by the Women's Studies Program of Stephens College, November 14, 1988. Paperbound.
System control number
(OCoLC)18018346
Label
A very serious thing : women's humor and American culture, Nancy A. Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and index
Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. The Female Humorist in America; 2. The Male Tradition and the Female Tradition; 3. Humor, Intellect, Femininity; 4. The Humor of the "Minority"; 5. Feminist Humor; 6. The Tradition and Beyond: Contemporary Women's Humor and the Canon of American Literature; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Selected List of Humor by American Women; Index
Control code
18018346
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 229 p.
Isbn
9780816617036
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
88017143
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Molly Ivins Personal Library Collection. Gift of Andrew Ivins, 2009 (Access. No. 2009-022). Author's inscribed presentation copy for Molly Ivins, November 1988. Inscribed to Molly Ivins by the Women's Studies Program of Stephens College, November 14, 1988. Paperbound.
System control number
(OCoLC)18018346

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