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The Resource Revel with a cause : liberal satire in postwar America, Stephen E. Kercher, (electronic resource)

Revel with a cause : liberal satire in postwar America, Stephen E. Kercher, (electronic resource)

Label
Revel with a cause : liberal satire in postwar America
Title
Revel with a cause
Title remainder
liberal satire in postwar America
Statement of responsibility
Stephen E. Kercher
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
We live in a time much like the postwar era. A time of arch political conservatism and vast social conformity. A time in which our nation's leaders question and challenge the patriotism of those who oppose their policies. But before there was Jon Stewart, Al Franken, or Bill Maher, there were Mort Sahl, Stan Freberg, and Lenny Bruce--liberal satirists who, through their wry and scabrous comedic routines, waged war against the political ironies, contradictions, and hypocrisies of their times. Revel with a Cause is their story. Stephen Kercher here provides the first comprehensive look at the sat
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Kercher, Stephen E
Dewey number
817/.5409358
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Satire, American
  • Politics and literature
  • American literature
  • Liberalism
  • Liberalism in literature
Label
Revel with a cause : liberal satire in postwar America, Stephen E. Kercher, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Bill Mauldin and the politics of postwar American satire -- "We shall meet the enemy" -- Comic revenge -- "Truth grinning in a solemn, canting world" -- Spontaneous irony -- "We hope you like us, Jack" -- "Are there any groups here I haven't offended yet?" -- "Well-aimed ridicule" -- Mocking Dr. Stangelove -- "Sophisticated daring" -- Satire that would "Gag a goat."
Control code
ocn649914336
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (575 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226431642
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649914336
Label
Revel with a cause : liberal satire in postwar America, Stephen E. Kercher, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Bill Mauldin and the politics of postwar American satire -- "We shall meet the enemy" -- Comic revenge -- "Truth grinning in a solemn, canting world" -- Spontaneous irony -- "We hope you like us, Jack" -- "Are there any groups here I haven't offended yet?" -- "Well-aimed ridicule" -- Mocking Dr. Stangelove -- "Sophisticated daring" -- Satire that would "Gag a goat."
Control code
ocn649914336
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (575 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226431642
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649914336

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