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Rhetoric, humor, and the public sphere : from Socrates to Stephen Colbert / Elizabeth Benacka.

Author:
Benacka, Elizabeth [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
  • ©2017
Description:
ix, 165 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-157) and index.
Contents:
Wisdom from the ancients : the rhetorical history of humor -- Damn Yankees : the history and practice of humor in the United States -- Correspondents and Colbert : address at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner -- Congress and Colbert : testimony on "protecting our nation's harvest" in 2010 before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security -- Citizens United and Colbert : the satirical super PAC, "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow" -- Citizen Colbert : humor as rhetorical education in the public sphere.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781498519861 ((cloth : : alk. paper))
  • 1498519865 ((cloth : : alk. paper))
  • ((electronic))
LCCN:
2016041263
OCLC:
958779097
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