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Performing Marginality: Humor, Gender, and Cultural Critique
A rhetorical analysis of female stand-up comics that explores the relationships among humor, gender, and power in contemporary culture. How do contemporary American female comics perform onstage, and what does this performance revel about power relations in our culture as well as the existence of a "female" and, more specifically, "feminist" genre of stand-up comedy? In th ...more
Paperback, 234 pages
Published April 6th 2004 by Wayne State University Press
(first published January 1st 2004)
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