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By Andrew Horton,Joanna E. Rapf

A wide-ranging survey of the topic that celebrates the diversity and complexity of movie comedy from the ‘silent’ days to the current, this authoritative advisor bargains a global viewpoint at the well known style that explores all aspects of its formative social, cultural and political context

  • A wide-ranging number of 24 essays exploring movie comedy from the silent period to the present
  • International in scope, the gathering embraces not only American cinema, together with local American and African American, but in addition comedian motion pictures from Europe, the center East, and Korea
  • Essays discover sub-genres, performers, and cultural views resembling gender, politics, and historical past as well as person works
  • Engages with diverse strands of comedy together with slapstick, romantic, satirical and ironic
  • Features unique entries from a various crew of multidisciplinary overseas contributors

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