Book review: Tucker, Terrence T. (2018). Furiously Funny: Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Authors

  • Tereza Walsbergerová Masaryk University

Keywords:

black rage, African American Humour, comic rage, satire

Abstract

Book review

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Author Biography

Tereza Walsbergerová, Masaryk University

PhD student at the Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic).

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Published

2021-04-03

How to Cite

Walsbergerová, T. (2021). Book review: Tucker, Terrence T. (2018). Furiously Funny: Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. The European Journal of Humour Research, 9(1), 191–195. Retrieved from https://europeanjournalofhumour.org/ejhr/article/view/452