Historical and Cultural Contexts

  • Alison Oddey

Abstract

Of a comedian: performing by standing before an audience and telling a succession of jokes.12

Keywords

Metaphor Chalk Vale Hate Katharine 

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Notes

  1. 7.
    Kirby, M., ‘On Acting and Not-Acting’, Zarrilli, P. (ed.), Acting (Re) Considered, Routledge, 1995, p. 43.Google Scholar
  2. 13.
    Gray, F., Women and Laughter, Macmillan Press, 1994, p. 117.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 24.
    Davis, T., Actresses as Working Women, Their Social Identity in Victorian Culture, Routledge, 1991, p. 69.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 30.
    Cockin, K., in introduction to Part One, K., in introduction to Part One: ‘The History of Women in Theatre’, Goodman, L., with de Gay, J. (eds), The Routledge Reader in Gender and Performance, Routledge, 1998, p. 20.Google Scholar

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© Alison Oddey 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alison Oddey
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KentEngland

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