9781556524318-1556524315-African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today (The Library of Black America series)

African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today (The Library of Black America series)

ISBN-13: 9781556524318
ISBN-10: 1556524315
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Mel Watkins
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Format: Paperback 400 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781556524318
ISBN-10: 1556524315
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Mel Watkins
Publication date: 2002
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Format: Paperback 400 pages

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Acknowledged author Mel Watkins wrote African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today (The Library of Black America series) comprising 400 pages back in 2002. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1556524315 and 9781556524318. Since then African American Humor: The Best Black Comedy from Slavery to Today (The Library of Black America series) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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This collection of anecdotes, tales, jokes, toasts, rhymes, satire, riffs, poems, stand-up sketches, and snaps documents the evolution of African American humor over the past two centuries. It includes routines and writings from such luminaries as Bert Williams, Butterbeans & Susie, Stepin Fetchit, Moms Mabley, Ralph Ellison, Langston Hughes, Redd Foxx, Ishmael Reed, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Martin Lawrence, and Chris Rock. This anthology includes classic stage routines, literary examples, and witty quotations presented in their entirety.

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