RHETORIC, HUMOR, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE : from socrates to stephen colbert. (Book, 2018) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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RHETORIC, HUMOR, AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE : from socrates to stephen colbert.

Author: ELIZABETH BENACKA
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], LEXINGTON Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Rhetorical Function of Humor in the Public Sphere advances an understanding about how humor functions persuasively in the public sphere as a means to ignite deliberative democracy, a tradition  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Humor
Named Person: Stephen Colbert; Stephen Colbert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ELIZABETH BENACKA
ISBN: 1498519881 9781498519885
OCLC Number: 1048940793
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsChapter 1Wisdom from the Ancients: The Rhetorical History of HumorChapter 2Damn Yankees: The History and Practice of Humor in the United StatesChapter 3 Correspondents and Colbert: Address at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner Chapter 4Congress and Colbert: Testimony on "Protecting our Nation's Harvest" in 2010 Before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border SecurityChapter 5Citizens United and Colbert: The Satirical Super PAC, "Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow"Chapter 6 Citizen Colbert: Humor as Rhetorical Education in the Public SphereBibliographyAbout the Author
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In this analysis, Benacka (Lake Forest College) offers a broad view of the rhetoric of humor. In six chapters, the author broadly covers the history of humor and the history and practice of humor in Read more...

 
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