Franklin

Class, language, and American film comedy [electronic resource] / Christopher Beach.

Author/Creator:
Beach, Christopher.
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (251 p.)
Subjects:
Comedy films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Speech and social status -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Examines the use of class in the American film comedy, from the 1930's to present.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 A TROUBLED PARADISE; 2 WORKING LADIES AND FORGOTTEN MEN; 3 THE SPLIT-PEA SOUP AND THE SUCCOTASH; 4 IS CLASS NECESSARY?; 5 DESPERATELY SEEKING STATUS; 6 IS THERE A CLASS IN THIS TEXT?; 7 YUPPIES AND OTHER STRANGERS; NOTES; WORKS CITED; INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235) and index.
ISBN:
1-107-12456-5
0-511-60634-6
0-511-32360-3
1-280-41931-8
0-521-80749-2
0-511-04447-X
0-511-15787-8
0-511-17699-6
OCLC:
475916931
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