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573. Wit, Humor, and the "Serious" Text

Saturday, 11 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Grace, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the American Humor Studies Association

Presiding: Bruce F. Michelson, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. "No Laughing Matter? Ecological Crisis and the Comic Mode," Rebecca Evans, Duke Univ.

2. "The Visual Hilarity of Literary Burlesque," Jennifer Greenhill, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

3. "Writing the Lesbian Nation: Jill Johnston's Playful Lesbian Separatism," Patricia Nelson, Univ. of Southern California

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  • General Literature – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

  • American Literature – General

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