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The Resource Laughing mad : the black comic persona in post-soul America, Bambi Haggins

Laughing mad : the black comic persona in post-soul America, Bambi Haggins

Label
Laughing mad : the black comic persona in post-soul America
Title
Laughing mad
Title remainder
the black comic persona in post-soul America
Statement of responsibility
Bambi Haggins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prior to the civil rights movement, comedians performed for audiences that were clearly delineated by race. Black comedians performed (primarily) for black audiences and white comedians performed for whites. Yet during the past forty-five years, black comics have become progressively more central to mainstream culture. In Laughing Mad, Bambi Haggins looks at how this transition occurred in a variety of media and shows how these integration processes have empowered black comedians to shape popular notions of the African American condition?for better and for worse. Historically, African American
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haggins, Bambi
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American comedians
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African American comedians
  • Komiker
  • Schwarze
  • USA
Label
Laughing mad : the black comic persona in post-soul America, Bambi Haggins
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Enter laughing -- From Negro to Black: coming of comic age in the Civil Rights era -- Murphy and Rock: from the "Black guy" to the "Rock star" -- Post-soul comedy goes to the movies: cinematic adjustments and [pop] cultural currency -- Crossover diva: Whoopi Goldberg and persona politics -- Dave Chappelle: provocateur in the promised land -- Epilogue: Laughing sad, laughing mad
Control code
ocn173650915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542652
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jv974
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173650915
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Laughing mad : the black comic persona in post-soul America, Bambi Haggins
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Enter laughing -- From Negro to Black: coming of comic age in the Civil Rights era -- Murphy and Rock: from the "Black guy" to the "Rock star" -- Post-soul comedy goes to the movies: cinematic adjustments and [pop] cultural currency -- Crossover diva: Whoopi Goldberg and persona politics -- Dave Chappelle: provocateur in the promised land -- Epilogue: Laughing sad, laughing mad
Control code
ocn173650915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542652
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jv974
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173650915
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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