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Author Finney.

Title Look Who's Laughing
Published London : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (377 pages)
Series Studies in humor and gender ; v. 1
Studies in humor and gender ; v. 1
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction to the Series; Contributors; Introduction: Unity in Difference?; I. DRAMA; "That's How It Is": Comic Travesties of Sex and Gender in Early Sixteenth-Century Venice; Imagining Consummation: Women's Erotic Language in Comedies of Dekker and Shakespeare; Dwindling into Wifehood: the Romantic Power of the Witty Heroine in Shakespeare, Dryden, Congreve, and Austen; Confinement Sharpens the Invention: Aphra Behn's The Rover and Susanna Centlivre's The Busie Body
Alice Childress's Like One of the Family: Domestic and Undomesticated Domestic HumorFunny, Isn't It?: Testing the Boundaries of Gender and Genre in Women's Detective Fiction; III. FILM, STAND-UP COMEDY, AND CARTOON ART; Hollywood, 1934: "Inventing" Romantic Comedy; Mae West Was Not a Man: Sexual Parody and Genre in the Plays and Films of Mae West; Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown: Sexism or Emancipation from Machismo?; Between the Laughter: Bridging Feminist Studies through Women's Stand-Up Comedy; Comic Strip-Tease: A Revealing Look at Women Cartoon Artists; Index
Masquerade, Modesty, and Comedy in Hannah Cowley's The Belle's StrategemThe Sphinx Goes Wild(e): Ada Leverson, Oscar Wilde, and the Gender Equipollence of Parody; II. FICTION; When Women Laugh Wildly and (Gentle)Men Roar: Victorian Embodiments of Laughter; The Feminine Laughter of No Return: James Joyce and Dorothy Richardson; Courtship, Comedy, and African-American Expressive Culture in Zora Neale Hurston's Fiction; Feminism/Gender/Comedy: Meredith, Woolf, and the Reconfiguration of Comic Distance; "Between the Gaps": Sex, Class and Anarchy in the British Comic Novel of World War II
Summary First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Comedy.
Comic, The.
European drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism
Women and literature.
Women in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Finney, Gail, editor.
ISBN 1134304668