The Resource Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis, (electronic resource)

Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis, (electronic resource)

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Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century
Title
Ain't that a knee-slapper
Title remainder
rural comedy in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Tim Hollis
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Language
eng
Summary
There was a time when rural comedians drew most of their humor from tales of farmers' daughters, hogs, hens, and hill country high jinks. Lum and Abner and Ma and Pa Kettle might not have toured happily under the "Redneck" marquee, but they were its precursors. In Ain't That a Knee-Slapper: Rural Comedy in the Twentieth Century, author Tim Hollis traces the evolution of this classic American form of humor in the mass media, beginning with the golden age of radio, when such comedians as Bob Burns, Judy Canova, and Lum and Abner kept listeners laughing. The book then moves into the mo
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Hollis, Tim
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.8.R87
LC item number
H65 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Rural comedies
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Rural comedies
  • Filmkomödie
  • Landleben <Motiv>
  • United States
  • USA
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Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-266) and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 281 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781604739534
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
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22573/ctt2kjbkc
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  • (OCoLC)630107739
  • (OCoLC)ocn630107739
Label
Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 281 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781604739534
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt2kjbkc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)630107739
  • (OCoLC)ocn630107739

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