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Holm, Nicholas

Humour as Politics

Holm, Nicholas - Humour as Politics, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Living in Comic Times
Nicholas Holm

2. Dissent in Jest: Humour in the Liberal Moment
Nicholas Holm

3. Telling Jokes to Power: The (A)Political Work of Humour
Nicholas Holm

4. Humour Without Anaesthetic: The Discomfort of Reality Comedy
Nicholas Holm

5. Humour Without Pity: The Scandal of Provocative Humour
Nicholas Holm

6. Humour Without Reason: The Nonsense of Absurd Humour
Nicholas Holm

7. All that is Solid Collapses into Giggles: Examining the Political Aesthetics of Contemporary Humour
Nicholas Holm

8. Conclusion: The Last Laugh
Nicholas Holm

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film Theory, Cultural Policy and Politics, Genre, Aesthetics, Audio-Visual Culture

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Comedy
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319509501
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-50949-5

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