Black Humor

Black Humor None

  • Title: Black Humor
  • Author: Bruce Jay Friedman
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 342
  • Format: paperback
  • Black Humor

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      Published :2018-08-24T22:00:33+00:00

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    1. Маx Nestelieiev

      funny and somehow essential introduction (foreword)+nice pick from pomo texts of 60s+good company of the authors - Barth, Pynchon, Heller, Nabokov, Donleavy and the author of foreword himself (shame on him, he has no meekness but a lot of pride), etc. the book is priceless as a literary fact but almost useless for academic study, alas, alas

    2. David

      an anthology of short stories by various authors that fall under thecategory of "black humor." I read it many years ago and enjoyed ita great deal.Not to confused with African American humorHere is :"The purpose of black comedy is to make light of serious and often taboo subject matter, and some comedians use it as a tool for exploring important issues, thus provoking discomfort and serious thought, as well as amusement, in their audience. Popular themes of the genre include rape, murder, suicid [...]

    3. Maxi Bolongaita

      I found this book in my Catholic high school library when I was sixteen, and my mind was blown away. This book probably influenced what I thought was funny for years to come.

    4. Rufus

      really good collection. my favorite here is the classic 'twirling at ole miss' by terry southern. book is a wonderful introduction to the style.

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