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The Resource Ladies laughing : wit as control in contemporary American women writers, Barbara Levy

Ladies laughing : wit as control in contemporary American women writers, Barbara Levy

Label
Ladies laughing : wit as control in contemporary American women writers
Title
Ladies laughing
Title remainder
wit as control in contemporary American women writers
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Levy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NOC
Dewey number
817/.5099287
Index
index present
LC call number
PS438
LC item number
.L48 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in humor and gender,
Series volume
v. 3
Label
Ladies laughing : wit as control in contemporary American women writers, Barbara Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-175) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Forerunners : Dorothy Parker, Dawn Powell, Betty MacDonald -- Nora Ephron : all you ever wanted to know about control (but feared you'd appear too manipulative if you asked) -- Shirley Jackson : "in the country of the story, the writer is king" -- Alison Lurie : "writing was a kind of witch's spell" -- Grace Paley : "the ear is smarter than the eye" -- Anne Tyler : seeing through a "mist of irony" -- Lisa Alther : playing for the laugh: comic control in Kinflicks -- Rita Mae Brown : "an equal opportunity offender" -- Conclusion : what wit controlled
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
182 p.
Isbn
9789056995423
Lccn
99459978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370465813
Label
Ladies laughing : wit as control in contemporary American women writers, Barbara Levy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-175) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Forerunners : Dorothy Parker, Dawn Powell, Betty MacDonald -- Nora Ephron : all you ever wanted to know about control (but feared you'd appear too manipulative if you asked) -- Shirley Jackson : "in the country of the story, the writer is king" -- Alison Lurie : "writing was a kind of witch's spell" -- Grace Paley : "the ear is smarter than the eye" -- Anne Tyler : seeing through a "mist of irony" -- Lisa Alther : playing for the laugh: comic control in Kinflicks -- Rita Mae Brown : "an equal opportunity offender" -- Conclusion : what wit controlled
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
182 p.
Isbn
9789056995423
Lccn
99459978
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370465813

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