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The Joke Is on Us: Political Comedy in (Late) Neoliberal Times
by more…Thomas Lawson , Sophia McClennen , Aaron McKain , Diane Rubenstein , Don Waisanen , Simon Weaver …less , , , , , , ,
This edited volume brings together scholars of comedy to assess how political comedy encounters neoliberal themes in contemporary media. Central to this task is the notion of genre; under neoliberal conditions (where market logics motivate most actions) genre becomes "mixed." Once stable, discreet categories such as comedy, horror, drama and news and entertainment have ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published December 11th 2018 by Lexington Books
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