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Product Description: Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice presents the most current international scholarship on the complexity and subversive potential of women’s comedic speech, literature, and performance. Earlier comedy theorists such as Freud and Bergson did not envision women as either the agents or audiences of comedy, only as its targets...read more
By Sean Zwagerman (editor)

Hardcover:

9781611476439 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, March 27, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Women and Comedy: History, Theory, Practice presents the most current international scholarship on the complexity and subversive potential of women’s comedic speech, literature, and performance.

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Product Description: In Wit’s End, Sean Zwagerman offers an original perspective on women’s use of humor as a performative strategy as seen in works of twentieth-century American literature. He argues that women whose direct, explicit performative speech has been traditionally denied, or not taken seriously, have often turned to humor as a means of communicating with men...read more

Paperback:

9780822960744, titled "Wit's End: Women's Humor As Rhetorical & Performative Strategy" | 1 edition (Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, March 28, 2010), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In Wit’s End, Sean Zwagerman offers an original perspective on women’s use of humor as a performative strategy as seen in works of twentieth-century American literature.

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