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The Resource The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy, Kliph Nesteroff

The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy, Kliph Nesteroff

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The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy
Title
The comedians
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drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy
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Kliph Nesteroff
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Language
eng
Summary
"Jokes change from generation to generation, but the experience of the stand-up comedian transcends the ages: the striving and struggles, the tragedy and triumph. From the Marx Brothers to Milton Berle, George Carlin to Eddie Murphy, Conan O'Brien to Louis C. K.--comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff presents a century of fascinating rebels, forgotten stars, and characters on the precipice of fame in this essnetial history of American comedy."--Book jacket
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Title
The comedians
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Summary
Explores and describes the history of stand-up comedy in America—beginning with vaudeville and moving through radio, late-night television, the counter-culture comedy icons of the 1960s, the first stand-up clubs in the 1970s and the cocaine-fueled boom of the 1980s
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10455306
Cataloging source
Nz
Dewey number
306
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS430
LC item number
.N46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Kliph Nesteroff
The comedians : drunks, thieves, scoundrels, and the history of American comedy, Kliph Nesteroff
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [363]-393) and index
Contents
Vaudeville comedians -- Radio -- Nightclubs -- Television -- Late night -- The emergence of Las Vegas -- Stand-up's great change -- Percolation in the mid-1960s -- Hippie madness at decade's end -- The first comedy clubs and the 1970s -- The stand-up comedy boom -- The 1990s -- The new mellennium
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ocn921844606
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 425 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802123985
Isbn Type
(hc)
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illustrations, portraits

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