Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 December 2012

272 Pages | 33 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719083143

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Laughing matters

Understanding film, television and radio comedy

Glyn White and John Mundy

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A brilliant introduction and overview for anyone studying comedy at university
  • It is bang up-to-date but also provides full historical context, and covers film, television and radio
  • It comprehensively investigates both British and American comedy, and focuses on the key issues studied on university courses
  • It is written in an accessible and witty style and is designed for undergraduate use
  • It has helpful sections for further reading and enquiry, an extensive bibliography and also has advice on how to write academically about the notoriously difficult subject of comedy

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