1. A Sense of Humor for Civic Life: Toward a Strong Defense of Humor
  2. Jonathan P. Rossing
  3. pp. 1-21
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  1. Performed Authenticity: Narrating the Self in the Comic Monologues of David Sedaris, John Leguizamo, and Spalding Gray
  2. Miriam Chirico
  3. pp. 22-46
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  1. The Year’s Work in American Humor Studies, 2014
  2. James E. Caron
  3. pp. 47-108
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  1. Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him by David Henry and Joe Henry (review)
  2. Amy Nathan Wright
  3. pp. 113-116
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  1. “Saturday Night Live,” Hollywood Comedy, and American Culture: From Chevy Chase to Tina Fey by Jim Whalley (review)
  2. Benjamin Aspray
  3. pp. 119-122
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  1. Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In by Ken Feil (review)
  2. Lisa Stein Haven
  3. pp. 122-124
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  1. Sitcom: A History in 24 Episodes from “I Love Lucy” to “Community” by Saul Austerlitz (review)
  2. E. Mitchell
  3. pp. 124-127
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  1. Baggy Pants Comedy: Burlesque and the Oral Tradition by Andrew Davis (review)
  2. Rob King
  3. pp. 131-134
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  1. The New Humor in the Progressive Era: Americanization and the Vaudeville Comedian by Rick DesRochers (review)
  2. Ann M. Ryan
  3. pp. 134-136
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  1. Mark Twain: The Gift of Humor by Harold H. Kolb Jr. (review)
  2. Ben Click
  3. pp. 137-141
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  1. The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature by Ben Tarnoff (review)
  2. John Bird
  3. pp. 141-144
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  1. Contributors’ Notes
  2. pp. 148-151
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