Funny women: gender and comedy in the twenty-first century

SHAW, KATY (2012) Funny women: gender and comedy in the twenty-first century Comedy Studies, 1 (6). pp. 1-15. ISSN 2040-610X

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Abstract

This introduction establishes the theme for a special issue of the journal Comedy Studies. Interrogating the historical relationship between gender and comedy this article will examine contemporary examples of male and female comics who actively address these issues in their live work as well as their writing. Drawing on film, tv, literature and practice, the introduction will offer a key outline of the debates under discussion in this special issue.

Item Type:Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords:culture contemporary comedy humour literature gender
Subjects:Q000 Languages and Literature - Linguistics and related subjects > Q200 Comparative Literary studies
Faculties:Faculty of Arts > School of Humanities
ID Code:9327
Deposited By:Converis
Deposited On:03 Nov 2011 13:34
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