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TitleOf corpse [electronic resource] : death and humor in folklore and popular culture / edited by Peter Narvโaez
Imprint Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2003
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Descript 358 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


Jokes that follow mass-mediated disasters in a global electronic age / Christie Davies -- Making a big apple crumble: the role of humor in constructing a global response to disaster / Bill Ellis -- Creating situations: practical jokes and the revival of the dead in Irish tradition / Ilana Harlow -- Tricks and fun: subversive pleasures at Newfoundland wakes / Peter Narvโaez -- "Pardon me for not standing": modern America graveyard humor / Richard E. Meyer -- Wishes come true: designing the Greenwich Village Halloween parade / Jack Kugelmass -- Making merry with death: iconic humor in Mexico's Day of the Dead / Kristin Congdon -- Calaveras: literary humor in Mexico's Day of the Dead / Stanley Brandes -- Exit laughing: death and laughter in Los Angeles and Port-au-Prince / Donald J. Cosentino -- Dancing skeletons: the subversion of death among deadheads / LuAnne K. Roth -- Traditional narrative, popular aesthetics, Weekend at Bernie's, and vernacular cinema / Mikel Koven

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