Table of contents for Comedy : a geographic and historical guide / edited by Maurice Charney.

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Maurice Charney
Volume I
1. Academic Humor, Paul Schlueter
2. African-American Comedians, Frank J. Miles 
3. African-American Humor, John W. Lowe
4. African Film Comedy, Carina Yervasi 
5. American Drama Since 1975, Richard Brucher
6. American Film, Leo Charney
7. American Jewish Humor, James D. Bloom
8. American Literature in the Nineteenth Century, Susan Welsh
9. American Political Cartoons and Comics, Kalman Goldstein
10. Animation, Kirsten Thompson
11. Arthurian Romance, Andrew Welsh
12. Black Comedy, Benjamin Nathan Schachtman 
13. British Contemporary Comedy, David Hawkes
14. Canadian Comedy, Gerald Lynch
15. Children's Humor, Kathryn Douglas
16. Commedia dell' Arte, Frances K. Barasch
17. English Comedy, Elizabethan and Jacobean, Naomi Conn Liebler
18. English Comedy, Restoration and Augustan, John Richetti
19. English Comedy, Victorian, Heather L. Braun
Volume II
20. Farce, Norman R. Shapiro
21. French Contemporary Comedy, Alyson Waters
22. French Drama in the 17th Century, Philip Koch
23. German Comedy, Bettina Brandt
24. Greek Comedy, Mary C. English
25. Irish Comedy, James M. Cahalan
26. Irony, Don L. F. Nilsen and Alleen Pace Nilsen
27. Italian Comedy, Nina da Vinci Nichols
28. Middle English Comedy, Andrew Welsh
29. Native American Trickster Tales, Arnold Krupat
30. The Philosophy of Humor, Adrian Bardon
31. Queer Comedy, Ken Feil
32. Roman Comedy, Maurice Charney
33. The Romantic Period, William Galperin
34. Satire, Harry Keyishian
35. Shakespeare's Comedies and Romances, Margaret Mikesell
36. Spanish Comedy, Nina Gerassi-Navarro and Raquel Medina-Banon
37. Stand Up Comedy, Lawrence E. Mintz
38. Television Sitcoms, Leo Charney
About the Editor and Authors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Wit and humor -- History and criticism.
Comedy -- History and criticism.