Theatrical cartoon comedy: from animated portmanteau to the risus purus

Buchan, Suzanne (2012) Theatrical cartoon comedy: from animated portmanteau to the risus purus. In: A companion to film comedy. Horton, Andrew and Rapf, Joanna E., eds. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 521-544. ISBN 9781444338591

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[Summary of the book containing this chapter:] A wide-ranging survey of the subject that celebrates the variety and complexity of film comedy from the ‘silent’ days to the present, this authoritative guide offers an international perspective on the popular genre that explores all facets of its formative social, cultural and political context. A collection of 24 essays exploring film comedy from the silent era to the present. International in scope, the collection embraces not just American cinema, including Native American and African American, but also comic films from Europe, the Middle East, and Korea. Essays explore sub-genres, performers, and cultural perspectives such as gender, politics, and history in addition to individual works. Engages with different strands of comedy including slapstick, romantic, satirical and ironic. Features original entries from a diverse group of multidisciplinary international contributors.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Art and Design > Visual Arts
A. > School of Art and Design > Visual Arts > Electronic and Digital Arts cluster
A. > School of Art and Design > Visual Arts > Visual Culture and Curating cluster
Item ID: 11053
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Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 15:05
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 12:25
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/11053

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