Book Reviews in Studies in American Humor

Studies in American Humor is seeking reviewers for the following books.  If you are interested please email me at Sabrina.FuchsAbrams@esc.edu stating your name, institutional affiliation, and knowledge/interest in the subject. Reviewers should be current members of the American Humor Studies Association. Reviews are 800-1200 words following CMS citation format.

Thanks for your interest and consideration!

Satire and the State: Sketch Comedy and the Presidency. By Matt Fotis. Routledge, 2020. ISBN-13: 978-1138338128. 300pp.

Sitcommentary: Television Comedies That Changed America. By Mark A. Robinson. Rowman and Littlefield, 2019. 240pp. ISBN-13: 978-1538114193

Vaudeville and the Making of Modern Entertainment, 1890-1925. By David Monod. Oct. 2020. University of North Carolina Press. 288pp.

Funny How?: Sketch Comedy and the Art of Humor. By Alex Clayton. SUNY Press, 2020. 176pp. 978-1438478296

Laughter After: Humor and the Holocaust. Ed. David Slucki, Gabriel N. Finder, Avinoam Patt et. al. Wayne State U press, 2020. 358pp. ISBN-13: 978-0814344781

Laughing to Keep from Dying: African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century. By Danielle Fuentes Morgan. University of Illinois Press, Nov. 2020. 208pp. ISBN-13: 978-0252085307

Crazy Funny: Popular Black Satire and The Methods of Madness. By Lisa A. Guerrero. Routledge, 2019. 184pp. ISBN-13: 978-1138606487

At Wit’s End: The Deadly Discourse on the Jewish Joke. By Louis Kaplan, 2020. Fordham University Press, 352pp. ISBN-13: 978-0823287567

The Comedy and Legacy of Music-Hall Women 1880-1920. By Sam Beale. Palgrave Macmillan, Nov. 2020. 978-3-030-47940-4

The Dark Side of Stand-Up Comedy. Ed. Patrice Oppliger and Eric Shouse. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.  978-3-030-37213-2

 

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