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Author Brodie, Ian (Ian Bernard)

Title A vulgar art : a new approach to stand-up comedy / Ian Brodie
Published Jackson University Press of Mississippi, [2014]


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 MELB  792.76 Bro/Vaa  AVAILABLE
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Description xi, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Series Folklore studies in a multicultural world series
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 The Opener: From Folk Talk to Stand-Up -- ch. 1 Stand-Up Comedy and a Folkloristic Approach -- pt. 2 The Middle: Creating Intimacy over Distance -- ch. 2 Where Is the Stand-Up Comedian?: Stand-Up on Stage -- ch. 3 Who Is a Stand-Up Comedian?: The Social Identity -- ch. 4 Who Is This Stand-Up Comedian?: The Performance of Self -- ch. 5 What Is the Stand-Up Comedian?: Intimate Other -- pt. 3 The Headliner: Distance Increases -- ch. 6 Stand-Up Comedy Broadcasts -- ch. 7 Stand-Up Comedy Recordings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes discography and videography
Subject Comedians -- United States.
Wit and humor -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Stand-up comedy routines.
LC no. 2014015283
ISBN 9781628461824 (cloth : alk. paper)