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The Resource Of corpse : death and humor in folklore and popular culture, edited by Peter Narváez

Of corpse : death and humor in folklore and popular culture, edited by Peter Narváez

Label
Of corpse : death and humor in folklore and popular culture
Title
Of corpse
Title remainder
death and humor in folklore and popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Narváez
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR455
LC item number
.O43 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Narváez, Peter
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  • Death
  • Death
Label
Of corpse : death and humor in folklore and popular culture, edited by Peter Narváez
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An earlier version of Ellis's essay 'Making a Big Apple crumble' was published in the online Journal new directions in folklore, 6 June 2002."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-351) and index
Contents
Jokes that follow mass-mediated disasters in a global electronic age / Christie Davies -- Making a big apple crumble: the role of humor in constructing a global response to disaster / Bill Ellis -- Creating situations: practical jokes and the revival of the dead in Irish tradition / Ilana Harlow -- Tricks and fun: subversive pleasures at Newfoundland wakes / Peter Narváez -- "Pardon me for not standing": modern America graveyard humor / Richard E. Meyer -- Wishes come true: designing the Greenwich Village Halloween parade / Jack Kugelmass -- Making merry with death: iconic humor in Mexico's Day of the Dead / Kristin Congdon -- Calaveras: literary humor in Mexico's Day of the Dead / Stanley Brandes -- Exit laughing: death and laughter in Los Angeles and Port-au-Prince / Donald J. Cosentino -- Dancing skeletons: the subversion of death among deadheads / LuAnne K. Roth -- Traditional narrative, popular aesthetics, Weekend at Bernie's, and vernacular cinema / Mikel Koven
Control code
51799523
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9780874215595
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003004641
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ill.
Label
Of corpse : death and humor in folklore and popular culture, edited by Peter Narváez
Publication
Note
"An earlier version of Ellis's essay 'Making a Big Apple crumble' was published in the online Journal new directions in folklore, 6 June 2002."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-351) and index
Contents
Jokes that follow mass-mediated disasters in a global electronic age / Christie Davies -- Making a big apple crumble: the role of humor in constructing a global response to disaster / Bill Ellis -- Creating situations: practical jokes and the revival of the dead in Irish tradition / Ilana Harlow -- Tricks and fun: subversive pleasures at Newfoundland wakes / Peter Narváez -- "Pardon me for not standing": modern America graveyard humor / Richard E. Meyer -- Wishes come true: designing the Greenwich Village Halloween parade / Jack Kugelmass -- Making merry with death: iconic humor in Mexico's Day of the Dead / Kristin Congdon -- Calaveras: literary humor in Mexico's Day of the Dead / Stanley Brandes -- Exit laughing: death and laughter in Los Angeles and Port-au-Prince / Donald J. Cosentino -- Dancing skeletons: the subversion of death among deadheads / LuAnne K. Roth -- Traditional narrative, popular aesthetics, Weekend at Bernie's, and vernacular cinema / Mikel Koven
Control code
51799523
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9780874215595
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003004641
Other physical details
ill.

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