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The Resource Richard Pryor : the life and legacy of a "crazy" Black man, edited by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

Richard Pryor : the life and legacy of a "crazy" Black man, edited by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

Label
Richard Pryor : the life and legacy of a "crazy" Black man
Title
Richard Pryor
Title remainder
the life and legacy of a "crazy" Black man
Statement of responsibility
edited by Audrey Thomas McCluskey
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 792.702/8092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2287.P77
LC item number
R53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCluskey, Audrey Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Pryor, Richard
Label
Richard Pryor : the life and legacy of a "crazy" Black man, edited by Audrey Thomas McCluskey
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223084892851
  • 31223084892810
  • 31223084892802
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography (p. [273]-279) 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
Richard Pryor: comic genius, tortured soul / Audrey Thomas McCluskey -- "That nigger's crazy": Richard Pryor, racial performativity, cultural critique / Keith M. Harris -- The crisis of black masculinity in Jo Jo Dancer: Your Life is Calling / Margo Natalie Crawford -- Was it something he said? censorship and the Richard Pryor television show, 1977 / Audrey Thomas McCluskey -- Richard Pryor and the poetics of cursing / Kate E. Brown -- Br'er Richard: fascinatin' storyteller / Maxine A. LeGall -- "...And it's deep too": the philosophical comedy of Richard Pryor / Malik D. McCluskey -- When keeping it real goes wrong: Pryor, Chapelle, and the comedic politics of the post-soul / Tyrone R. Simpson -- Jump Street! From Richard Pryor: The Man Behind the Laughter (1981) / Joseph Nazel -- The politics of being black, from If I Stop I'll Die: The Comedy and Tragedy of Richard Pryor (1991) / John A. Williams and Dennis A. Williams -- "He wasn't afraid to get naked in front of people": Michael Schultz remembers Richard Pryor / Audrey Thomas McCluskey -- Time warp movies: a review of Superman III (1985) / Pauline Kael -- Richard Pryor live on the Sunset Strip (1994) / Pauline Kael -- Richard Pryor: the real Slim Shady (2001) / Rob Sheffield -- The new comic style of Richard Pryor (1975) / James Alan McPherson -- Jive times: Richard Pryor, Lily Tomlin, and the theatre of the routine (1974) / David Felton -- Richard and me (1994) / Nelson George -- Hill street bullshit, Richard Pryor routines, and the Real Deal (1997) / Bob Avakian -- Now's the time: the Richard Pryor phenomenon and the triumph of black culture (1998) / Siva Vaidhyanathan -- A Pryor love: the life and times of America's comic prophet of race (1999) / Hilton Als -- Conclusion: we owe a debt to Richard Pryor / Audrey Thomas McCluskey
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 293 p.
Isbn
9780253352026
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008004229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 191732567
  • (OCoLC)191732567
Label
Richard Pryor : the life and legacy of a "crazy" Black man, edited by Audrey Thomas McCluskey
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223084892851
  • 31223084892810
  • 31223084892802
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography (p. [273]-279) 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
Richard Pryor: comic genius, tortured soul / Audrey Thomas McCluskey -- "That nigger's crazy": Richard Pryor, racial performativity, cultural critique / Keith M. Harris -- The crisis of black masculinity in Jo Jo Dancer: Your Life is Calling / Margo Natalie Crawford -- Was it something he said? censorship and the Richard Pryor television show, 1977 / Audrey Thomas McCluskey -- Richard Pryor and the poetics of cursing / Kate E. Brown -- Br'er Richard: fascinatin' storyteller / Maxine A. LeGall -- "...And it's deep too": the philosophical comedy of Richard Pryor / Malik D. McCluskey -- When keeping it real goes wrong: Pryor, Chapelle, and the comedic politics of the post-soul / Tyrone R. Simpson -- Jump Street! From Richard Pryor: The Man Behind the Laughter (1981) / Joseph Nazel -- The politics of being black, from If I Stop I'll Die: The Comedy and Tragedy of Richard Pryor (1991) / John A. Williams and Dennis A. Williams -- "He wasn't afraid to get naked in front of people": Michael Schultz remembers Richard Pryor / Audrey Thomas McCluskey -- Time warp movies: a review of Superman III (1985) / Pauline Kael -- Richard Pryor live on the Sunset Strip (1994) / Pauline Kael -- Richard Pryor: the real Slim Shady (2001) / Rob Sheffield -- The new comic style of Richard Pryor (1975) / James Alan McPherson -- Jive times: Richard Pryor, Lily Tomlin, and the theatre of the routine (1974) / David Felton -- Richard and me (1994) / Nelson George -- Hill street bullshit, Richard Pryor routines, and the Real Deal (1997) / Bob Avakian -- Now's the time: the Richard Pryor phenomenon and the triumph of black culture (1998) / Siva Vaidhyanathan -- A Pryor love: the life and times of America's comic prophet of race (1999) / Hilton Als -- Conclusion: we owe a debt to Richard Pryor / Audrey Thomas McCluskey
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 293 p.
Isbn
9780253352026
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008004229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 191732567
  • (OCoLC)191732567

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