Delving into every aspect of African-American humor, an exploration of laughing, lying, and signifying reveals the underground tradition of humor that transformed American culture, from slavery to Richard Pryor, through radio, TV, movies, and theater. Reprint. 17,500 first printing. NYT.
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Book Description Touchstone, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW, Slight Shelf wear on cover otherwise Perfect Shape, No Black Remainder Mark,Fast Shipping With Online Tracking, International Orders shipped Global Priority Air Mail, All orders handled with care and shipped promptly in secure packaging, we ship Mon-Sat and send shipment confirmation emails. Our customer service is friendly, we answer emails fast, accept returns and work hard to deliver 100% Customer Satisfaction!. Bookseller Inventory # 9010876
Book Description Touchstone, New York, 1994. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. 1994 Printing. 6 x 9 x 1-1/2 ". 1994 Softcover book . BRAND NEW from 1994 publisher . Never opened, Never owned, Never marked . 656 pages with index, weighs nearly 2 pounds . This book is the first and only definitive history of African-American humor. With meticulous documentation, Watkins tells the public history, but he also uncovers the private, acerbic tradition that developed and remained underground for more than a century. Cecil Brown, Los Angeles Times Book Review says "This book is really four books into one: an encyclopedia of everybody and every term related to black humor, a biography of leading comedians, a history of the social and cultural movement, and finally, an analysis of what black humor is." . ' On The Real Side: Laughing, Lying, and Signifying - The Underground Tradition of African-American Humor That Transformed American Culture, from Slavery to Richard Pryor ' . Published by Touchstone, New York, softcover book 1994 *** Securely packed for Safe delivery ~ Shipping safely worldwide, since 1965 *** 6 x 9 x 1-1/2 ". Bookseller Inventory # 5960
Book Description Touchstone, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0671511033
Book Description Touchstone, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0671511033
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97806715110361.0
Book Description Touchstone, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110671511033