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Mizejewski, Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics

Mizejewski, Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics

Linda Mizejewski talks about women in comedy and body politics. After all, "to make someone laugh is a power play."

Focusing on star writer/performer comedians—Kathy Griffin, Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman, Margaret Cho, Wanda Sykes, and Ellen DeGeneres—Pretty/Funny demonstrates that women’s comedy has become a prime site of feminism in the twenty-first century.

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