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From blackface to Black twitter : reflections on Black humor, race, politics, & gender / Jannette L. Dates & Mia Moody Ramirez.

Author/Creator:
Dates, Jannette Lake, 1937- author.
Other Title:
Black humor, race, politics, & gender
Publication:
New York : Peter Lang, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Humor.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- Humor.
Man-woman relationships -- Humor.
African American wit and humor.
African American comedians.
African American comedians.
African American wit and humor.
African Americans
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Race relations
African Americans.
Race relations.
United States -- Race relations -- Humor.
United States
Form/Genre:
Humor.
Summary:
"From Blackface to BlackTwitter: Reflections on Black Humor, Race, Politics and Gender, traces the roots and fruits of comedy over the centuries to analyze and offer insights into the intersections of race, gender and politics in humor that is by, for and/or about black people" -- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Part I: The roots of Black humor
Part II: The fruits of Black humor
Part III: Black comedy, social identity, and user-generated content
Part IV: Black humor and politics
Part V: The future of Black comedy
Appendix A. Noteworthy African American men in comedy (both stand-up and screen)
Appendix B. Notable African American women in comedy (both screen and stand up).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Moody-Ramirez, Mia, author.
ISBN:
9781433154553
1433154552
9781433154546
1433154544
9781433154560
1433154560
9781433154577
1433154579
9781433154584
1433154587
OCLC:
1033576443
Publisher Number:
99978150939
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