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Barra, Luca

Taboo Comedy

Barra, Luca - Taboo Comedy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Taboo Comedy on Television: Issues and Themes
Chiara Bucaria, Luca Barra

Part I. Controversial Humour in Comedy and Drama Series

2. The Rise and Fall of Taboo Comedy in the BBC
Christie Davies

3. The Last Laugh: Dark Comedy on US Television
Kristen A. Murray

4. ‘This Is Great, We’re Like Slave Buddies!’: Cross-Racial Appropriation in ‘Post-Racial’ TV Comedies
Carter Soles

5. Phrasing!: Archer, Taboo Humour, and Psychoanalytic Media Theory
Matt Sienkiewicz

6. Taboo Humanity: Paradoxes of Humanizing Muslims in North American Sitcoms
Kyle Conway

Part II. Controversial Humour in Variety Shows, Commercials and Factual Programming

7. Dummies and Demographics: Islamophobia as Market Differentiation in Post-9/11 Television Comedy
Philip Scepanski

8. Excessive Stand-Up, the Culture Wars, and ’90s TV
Evan Elkins

9.
Tosh.0, Convergence Comedy, and the ‘Post-PC’ TV Trickster
Ethan Thompson

10. Crude and Taboo Humour in Television Advertising: An Analysis of Commercials for Consumer Goods
Elsa Simões Lucas Freitas

11. Filthy Viewing, Dirty Laughter
Delia Chiaro

12. A Special Freedom: Regulating Comedy Offence
Brett Mills

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Screen Performance, Genre, Cultural Theory, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Comedy
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137593382
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-59337-5

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