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Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis

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Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century
Title
Ain't that a knee-slapper
Title remainder
rural comedy in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Tim Hollis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
There was a time when rural comedians drew most of their humor from tales of farmers' daughters, hogs, hens, and hill country high jinks. Lum and Abner and Ma and Pa Kettle might not have toured happily under the "Redneck" marquee, but they were its precursors. In Ain't That a Knee-Slapper: Rural Comedy in the Twentieth Century, author Tim Hollis traces the evolution of this classic American form of humor in the mass media, beginning with the golden age of radio, when such comedians as Bob Burns, Judy Canova, and Lum and Abner kept listeners laughing. The book then moves into the mo
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Hollis, Tim
Dewey number
891.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.8.R87
LC item number
H65 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Rural comedies
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Rural comedies
  • United States
  • Filmkomödie
  • Landleben
  • USA
Label
Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Introduction: What This Book Ain't; Chapter One: Let's See What's Going on Down in Pine Ridge; Chapter Two: Radio Rules the Roost; Chapter Three: Hillbillies Go Hollywood; Chapter Four: Feudin', Fussin', and A-Fightin'; Chapter Five: Peace in the Valley; Chapter Six: What It Was, Was the Fifties; Chapter Seven: The Country Broadcasting System; Chapter Eight: From Cartoon Alley to Kornfield Kounty; Chapter Nine: They're in a Heap o' Trouble; Chapter Ten: Still Fertile Ground; Bibliography; Index
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630107739
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Extent
1 online resource (v, 281 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604739534
Lccn
2007040488
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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22573/ctt2kjbkc
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)630107739
Label
Ain't that a knee-slapper : rural comedy in the twentieth century, Tim Hollis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Introduction: What This Book Ain't; Chapter One: Let's See What's Going on Down in Pine Ridge; Chapter Two: Radio Rules the Roost; Chapter Three: Hillbillies Go Hollywood; Chapter Four: Feudin', Fussin', and A-Fightin'; Chapter Five: Peace in the Valley; Chapter Six: What It Was, Was the Fifties; Chapter Seven: The Country Broadcasting System; Chapter Eight: From Cartoon Alley to Kornfield Kounty; Chapter Nine: They're in a Heap o' Trouble; Chapter Ten: Still Fertile Ground; Bibliography; Index
Control code
630107739
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 281 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604739534
Lccn
2007040488
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjbkc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)630107739

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