Comedy and critique : stand-up comedy and the professional ethos of laughter / Daniel R. Smith.
"Comedy and Critique explores British professional stand-up comedy in the wake of the Alternative Comedy movement of the late twentieth century, seeing it as an extension of the politics of the New Left: standing up for oneself as anti-racist, feminist and open to a queering of self and social...
Bristol, UK :
Bristol University Press,
|Series:||Bristol shorts research.
- 1. The art of stand-up comedy
- 2. The professionalisation of stand-up comedy
- 3. Representation
- 4. Persona
- 5. The critique of comic reason.