Satire TV Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era

ISBN-10: 0814731996

ISBN-13: 9780814731994

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jonathan Gray, Jeffrey P. Jones, Ethan Thompson, Jeffrey P. Jones

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Ethan Thompson is Associate Professor at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi. He is the author of Parody and Taste in Postwar American Television Culture , and co-editor of Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era .

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