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Performing gender and comedy : theories, texts, and contexts / edited by Shannon Hengen.

Performing gender and comedy : theories, texts, and contexts / edited by Shannon Hengen.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands : Gordon and Breach, c1998.

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Hengen, Shannon Eileen.
xxv, 279 p. : ill.; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Studies in humor and gender ; v. 4
Uniform Title
Studies in humor and gender ; v. 4.
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Male-female comedy team / Kay Young -- Shakespeare's Rosalind : charactor of contingency / Yu Jin Ko -- "One said a jealous wife was like" : the constructions of wives and husbands in seventeenth-century English jests / Judith Curlee -- Veiled laugh : women, the body, and the comic in nineteenth-century France / Warren Johnson -- Nothing succeeds like excess : Lillian Shaw's comedy and sexuality on the Keith vaudeville circuit / M. Alison Kibler -- Camp, aestheticism, and cultural inclusiveness in Isherwood's Berlin stories / Dennis Denisoff -- Being and dying as a woman in the short fiction of Dorothy Parker / Andrea Ivanov Craig -- Comic disruption in the work of Maxine Hong Kingston / Julie Giese -- Read our lips : a re(media)l short course on liberating lesbianism / Nancy Reincke -- Parody and postmodern sex : humor in Thomas Pynchon and Tama Janowitz / Christy L. Burns -- War on the home front : comedy and political identity in the work of Stewart Home / Kirby Olson -- Heartburn, humor and hyperbole in Like water for chocolate / Dianna C. Niebylski -- Sneaky re-views : can Robert Townsend's taste for stereotypes contribute positively to identity politics? / Harriet Margolis -- Laughter, loss, and transformation in Fried green tomatoes / Shari Zeck -- "Attack behind the invitation" : gender parody in Karen Hines's Pochsy's lips / Céleste Derksen -- "Raised by poodles" : an interview with sensible footwear / Shannon Hengen.
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