The Resource May the farce be with you, Roger Foss, (electronic resource)

May the farce be with you, Roger Foss, (electronic resource)

Label
May the farce be with you
Title
May the farce be with you
Statement of responsibility
Roger Foss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"it seems a long way from Molière to Ray Cooney. There are immense distances between the worlds of Aristophanes, Plautus, Georges Feydeau, Ben Travers, Joe Orton and Basil Fawlty. But as one of the oldest genres in the history of the theatre, farce bridges the gaps by generating gales of helpless belly laughter across the generations. Inspired by John Mortimer's observation that farce is 'tragedy played at a thousand revolutions a minute', Roger Foss embarks on a lightning tour of the rib-tickling world of confused characters, absurd situations, ruined reputations, sexual innuendo and bravura comic acting and finds out if farce really is a force to be reckoned with in the 21st century. The great creators and performers of farce are celebrated, most notably master farceur Ray Cooney, who celebrates his 80th birthday in 2012, in essays that will inform and entertain both the aficionado and anyone with a sense of humour"--Publisher's description, p. [4] of dust jacket
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foss, Roger
Dewey number
809.25232
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1942
LC item number
.F68 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooney, Ray
  • Farce
Label
May the farce be with you, Roger Foss, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0BA96499-5497-4FC1-BDFE-18203EAC6388
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-[116])
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
LOL and the world LOLs with you -- More farce please, we're British -- A conversation with Cooney -- The man who made Queen Victoria giggle -- Comedy of terrors -- Let's face the music -- Spent farce? -- Fifty farces to see before you die laughing
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849436021
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818797080
Label
May the farce be with you, Roger Foss, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0BA96499-5497-4FC1-BDFE-18203EAC6388
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-[116])
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
LOL and the world LOLs with you -- More farce please, we're British -- A conversation with Cooney -- The man who made Queen Victoria giggle -- Comedy of terrors -- Let's face the music -- Spent farce? -- Fifty farces to see before you die laughing
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849436021
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818797080

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