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Product Description: Slapstick comedy landed like a pie in the face of twentieth-century culture. Pratfalls and nyuk-nyuks percolated alongside literary modernism throughout the 1920s and 1930s before slapstick found explosive expression in postwar literature, experimental film, and popular music...read more

Hardcover:

9780252040245 | Univ of Illinois Pr, June 15, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Slapstick comedy landed like a pie in the face of twentieth-century culture.

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Product Description: This study examines the exchange between literature and recreational practices in 1930s America. William Solomon argues that autobiographical writers like Edward Dahlberg and Henry Miller derived aesthetic inspiration from urban manifestations of the carnival spirit: Coney Island amusement parks, burlesque, vaudeville, and the dime museum display of human oddities...read more

Hardcover:

9780521813433 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 19, 2002, cover price $124.99 | About this edition: This study examines the exchange between literature and recreational practices in 1930s America.

Paperback:

9780521120913 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2009), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: This study examines the exchange between literature and recreational practices in 1930s America.

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