Monty Python's Flying Circus

Wayne State University Press, 29 mars 2005 - 128 pages
A comprehensive study examining the history, content, and context of the legendary comedy series Monty Python’s Flying Circus.

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Table des matières

The Flying Circus and the Wide World of Entertainment
The Pythons
The Flying Circus in a Changing British Culture
The British Broadcasting Corporation
The Pythons and American Television
Antecedents and Influences
Situating Comedy
CrossDressing and Gender Bending
Hyperbole Excess and Escalation
Recycling Literature Drama Cinema and Art
Language Words Sense and Nonsense
Common Sense and Audience Response
The Flying Circus Revisited

Television Time
Television Forms and Genres
Animals Insects Machines and Human Bodies

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À propos de l'auteur (2005)

Marcia Landy is Distinguished Service Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. She is author and editor of many books, most recently author of Italian Film (Cambridge, 2000) and co-editor of The Historical Film: History and Memory in Media (Rutgers University Press, 2001). She is also editor of Imitations of Life: A Reader on Film and Television Melodrama (Wayne State University Press, 1991).

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