Comedy

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Austerlitz, Saul. Another Fine Mess: A History Of American Film Comedy. Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, 2010.

Bakhtin, Mikhail.Rabelais and His World. Trans. Hélène Iswolsky. Bloomington: Indiana U.P., 1984 (1965).

Balducci, Anthony. The Funny Parts: A History Of Film Comedy Routines And Gags. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2012.

Beach, Christopher. Class, Language, And American Film Comedy. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Byrge, Duane, and Robert Milton Miller. The Screwball Comedy Films: A History And Filmography, 1934-1942.  Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2001.

Carroll, Noël. Comedy Incarnate: Buster Keaton, Physical Humor, And Bodily Coping. Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Pub., 2007.

Charlton, H.B.Shakespearian Comedy. London and Nueva York: Methuen, 1966 (1938).

Charney, Maurice. Comedy: A Geographic And Historical Guide. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005.

Corrigan, Robert, ed.Comedy: Meaning and Form. New York: Harper & Row, 1981, 2nd ed.

Dale, Alan S. Comedy Is A Man In Trouble : Slapstick In American Movies. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Dale, Alan.Comedy is a Man in Trouble: Slapstick in American Comedy. University of Minnessota Press, 2000.

Deleyto, Celestino, ed.Flashbacks: Re-Reading the Classical Hollywood Cinema. Zaragoza: Servicio de Publicaciones, 1992 (chapter onBringing Up Baby).

Erickson, Hal. Military Comedy Films : A Critical Survey And Filmography Of Hollywood Releases Since 1918. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2012.

Freud, Sigmund. “Humour”. InArt and Literature.The Penguin Freud Library, vol. 14. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 (1927), 424-433.

Freud, Sigmund.Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious.The Penguin Freud Library, vol. 6. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983 (1905).

Frye, Northrop.Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1957.

Gournelos, Ted, and Viveca Greene. A Decade Of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, And Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011.

Gray, Jonathan, Jeffrey P. Jones, and Ethan Thompson. Satire TV: Politics And Comedy In The Post-Network Era. New York : NYU Press, 2009.

Greenblatt, Stephen.Shakespearean Negotiations, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1988.

Greene, Doyle. Politics And The American Television Comedy : A Critical Survey From I Love Lucy Through South Park . Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2008.

Horton, Andrew, ed.Comedy / Cinema / Theory. Berkeley, Los Angeles & Oxford: University of California Press, 1991.

Hunter, I. Q., and Laraine Porter. British Comedy Cinema. Abingdon, Oxon; New York : Routledge, 2012.

Jenkins, Henry.What Made Pistachio Nuts? Early Sound Comedy and the Vaudeville Aesthetic, Nueva York, Columbia University Press, 1992.

Kamin, Dan. The Comedy Of Charlie Chaplin: Artistry In Motion. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.

Karnick, Kristine B. and Jenkins, Henry (1995), “Funny Stories”, InClassical Hollywood Comedy. Kristine Karnick and Henry Jenkins, eds. New York & London: Routledge, 1995, 63-86.

Karnick, Kristine B. and Jenkins, Henry, eds.Classical Hollywood Comedy. New York & London: Routledge, 1995.

King, Geoff. Film Comedy. London ; New York : Wallflower, 2002.

Koseluk, Gregory. Great Brit-Coms: British Television Situation Comedy. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2000.

Krutnik, Frank. “A Spanner in the Works? Genre, Narrative, and the Hollywood Comedian.” InClassical Hollywood Comedy. Kristine Karnick and Henry Jenkins, eds. New York & London: Routledge, 1995, 17-38.

Krutnik, Frank. “General Introduction.” InHollywood Comedians, The Film Reader. F. Krutnik, ed. London and New York: Routledge, 2003, 1-18.

Laham, Nicholas. Currents Of Comedy On The American Screen : How Film And Television Deliver Different Laughs For Changing Times. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2009.

Matthews, Nicole. Comic Politics : Gender In Hollywood Comedy After The New Right. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2000.

McCabe, Bob. The Rough Guide To Comedy Movies. London ; New York : Rough Guides, 2005.

McCaffrey, Donald W. The Road To Comedy : The Films Of Bob Hope. Westport, Conn : Praeger, 2005.

Means Coleman, Robin R. African American Viewers And The Black Situation Comedy: Situating Racial Humor.  New York : Garland Pub., 2000.

Merton, Paul. Silent Comedy. London : Random House, 2007.

Mills, Brett. Television Sitcom. London : BFI, 2005.

Neale, Steve and Krutnik, Frank.Popular Film and Television Comedy. London & New York: Routledge, 1990.

Nelson, T.G.A.Comedy: The Theory of Comedy in Literature, Drama, and Cinema, Oxford y Nueva York, Oxford University Press, 1990.

North, Michael. Machine-Age Comedy. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

Palmer, Jerry.Taking Humour Seriously, London and New York: Routledge, 1994.

Palmer, Jerry.The Logic of the Absurd: On Film and Television Comedy. London: BFI Publishing, 1987.

Paulus, Tom, and Rob King. Slapstick Comedy. New York : Routledge, 2010.

Potts, L.J. “The Subject Matter of Comedy.” InComedy: Meaning and Form. Robert Corrigan, ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1981 (1950), 2nded., 120-131.

Rickman, Gregg. The Film Comedy Reader. New York : Limelight Editions, 2001.

Rowe, Kathleen.The Unruly Woman: Gender and the Genres of Laughter. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995.

Rozik, Eli. Comedy: A Critical Introduction. Portland, OR : Sussex Academic Press, 2011.

Salingar, Leo.Shakespeare and the Traditions of Comedy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974.

Salmi, Hannu. Historical Comedy On Screen : Subverting History With Humour. Bristol, UK; Chicago : Intellect, 2011.

Savorelli, Antonio. Beyond Sitcom : New Directions In American Television Comedy. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2010.

Seidman, Steve.Comedian Comedy: A Tradition in Hollywood Film, Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1981.

Shumway, David R. “Woody Allen, “the Artist”, and the Little Girl.” InThe End of Cinema As We Know It: American Film in the Nineties. Jon Lewis, ed. New York: New York University Press, 2001, 195-202.

Sikov, Ed.Laughing Hysterically: American Screen Comedy of the 1950s. New York: Columbia U.P, 1994.

Smith, Susan. Hitchcock: Suspense, Humour and Tone. London: British Film Institute, 2000.

Thompson, Ben. Sunshine On Putty : The Golden Age Of British Comedy. London : Fourth Estate, 2004.

Tueth, Michael. Laughter In The Living Room : Television Comedy And The American Home Audience. New York : Peter Lang, 2005.

Tueth, Michael. Reeling With Laughter: American Film Comedies--From Anarchy To Mockumentary. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.

Vineberg, Steve. High Comedy In American Movies : Class And Humor From The 1920S To The Present. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.