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The Resource Here come the clowns : a cavalcade of comedy from antiquity to the present, Lowell Swortzell ; illustrated by C. Walter Hodges

Here come the clowns : a cavalcade of comedy from antiquity to the present, Lowell Swortzell ; illustrated by C. Walter Hodges

Label
Here come the clowns : a cavalcade of comedy from antiquity to the present
Title
Here come the clowns
Title remainder
a cavalcade of comedy from antiquity to the present
Statement of responsibility
Lowell Swortzell ; illustrated by C. Walter Hodges
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses comedians and the use of comedy throughout history from ancient Greek drama through traveling shows to present day radio and television
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swortzell, Lowell
Dewey number
  • 791.3/3/0922
  • B
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1811.A1
LC item number
S95 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1909-2004
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hodges, C. Walter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clowns
  • Comedians
  • Comedy
  • Clowns
  • Comedians
Label
Here come the clowns : a cavalcade of comedy from antiquity to the present, Lowell Swortzell ; illustrated by C. Walter Hodges
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223900074486
  • 31223902350165
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) 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
Antiquity -- The Middle Ages and the early Renaissance -- Italian comedians -- Elizabethans -- The clown's supremacy in France -- Restoration and the eighteenth century -- Nineteenth-century clowning -- Clowns of Asia -- Clowns in the living theater -- Clowns in the silent movies -- Clowns in "talkies" and television -- Clowns in the circus
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9780670368747
Lccn
77010115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
3168660
Label
Here come the clowns : a cavalcade of comedy from antiquity to the present, Lowell Swortzell ; illustrated by C. Walter Hodges
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223900074486
  • 31223902350165
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) 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
Antiquity -- The Middle Ages and the early Renaissance -- Italian comedians -- Elizabethans -- The clown's supremacy in France -- Restoration and the eighteenth century -- Nineteenth-century clowning -- Clowns of Asia -- Clowns in the living theater -- Clowns in the silent movies -- Clowns in "talkies" and television -- Clowns in the circus
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9780670368747
Lccn
77010115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
3168660

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