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Title Clowning as critical practice : performance humor in the South Pacific / William E. Mitchell, editor
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, [1992]


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Description x, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Series ASAO monograph ; no. 13
ASAO monograph ; no. 13
Contents "Dance when I die! / Kathleen Barlow -- Exaggeration and reversal / David R. Counts and Dorothy A. Counts -- Clowning with food / Mark S. Mosko -- Reflections of an anthropologist / Martha Macintyre -- Horrific humor and festal farce / William E. Mitchell -- When she reigns supreme / Vilsoni Hereniko -- Where the spirits laugh last / Caroline Sinavaiana
Analysis Humour
Papua New Guinea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes ASAO monograph no:13
Subject Clowning -- Papua New Guinea.
Clowns -- Papua New Guinea.
Papuans -- Humor.
Papuans -- Social conditions.
Philosophy, Papuan.
Sex role -- Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea -- Social conditions.
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Author Mitchell, William E.
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania.
LC no. 92050195
ISBN 0822937344