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The Resource Black comedians on Black comedy : how African-Americans taught us to laugh, Darryl Littleton

Black comedians on Black comedy : how African-Americans taught us to laugh, Darryl Littleton

Label
Black comedians on Black comedy : how African-Americans taught us to laugh
Title
Black comedians on Black comedy
Title remainder
how African-Americans taught us to laugh
Statement of responsibility
Darryl Littleton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Black Comedians on Black Comedy is the only up-to-date book to examine African-American humor. Comedian Darryl Littleton traces the history and evolution of "black comedy" in his narrative and through the 125 interviews he conducted with some of the top African-American comedians in the world. Those interviewed include Dick Gregory, Sinbad, Eddie Murphy, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer, Nick Cannon, Bernie Mac, Eddie Griffin, Damon Wayans, Arsenio Hall, Chris Rock, Marla Gibbs, Robert Townsend, and John Witherspoon."--Publisher's website
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Littleton, Darryl
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092396073
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2286
LC item number
.L58 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American comedians
  • African American wit and humor
Label
Black comedians on Black comedy : how African-Americans taught us to laugh, Darryl Littleton
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006018071.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223073613409
  • 31223075200387
  • 31223074952657
  • 31223075200379
  • 31223901715426
  • 31223074952632
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Take my overseer, please -- Is this absolutely necessary -- Blackface on black face crime -- Two coons were better than one -- If it's a Clark Gable movie, I'll do it -- Sure sounds black to me -- You call that reception -- Not you too, bugs -- I'll make my own damn image -- Pass the corn liquor, I'm a vegetarian on the Chitlin' circuit -- How low can I go -- Git in where you fit in -- So this is what they mean by "colored TV" -- The true "king" of comedy -- The heir to the throne -- Down home blues -- The African-Americans are coming!! The African-Americans are coming!! -- Lend a def ear -- A view from behind -- A different shade of black -- And the nights got darker -- Mo money, mo money, mo money -- When we were kings and queens -- Jerry Lewis never heard a sister -- From hambones to hummers
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiv, 343 p.
Isbn
9781557836809
Lccn
2006018071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20070209-153
System control number
69734562
Label
Black comedians on Black comedy : how African-Americans taught us to laugh, Darryl Littleton
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0614/2006018071.html
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223073613409
  • 31223075200387
  • 31223074952657
  • 31223075200379
  • 31223901715426
  • 31223074952632
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Take my overseer, please -- Is this absolutely necessary -- Blackface on black face crime -- Two coons were better than one -- If it's a Clark Gable movie, I'll do it -- Sure sounds black to me -- You call that reception -- Not you too, bugs -- I'll make my own damn image -- Pass the corn liquor, I'm a vegetarian on the Chitlin' circuit -- How low can I go -- Git in where you fit in -- So this is what they mean by "colored TV" -- The true "king" of comedy -- The heir to the throne -- Down home blues -- The African-Americans are coming!! The African-Americans are coming!! -- Lend a def ear -- A view from behind -- A different shade of black -- And the nights got darker -- Mo money, mo money, mo money -- When we were kings and queens -- Jerry Lewis never heard a sister -- From hambones to hummers
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiv, 343 p.
Isbn
9781557836809
Lccn
2006018071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20070209-153
System control number
69734562

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