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Author Name    Watkins, Mel

Title   ON THE REAL SIDE: Laughing, Lying, and Signifying--The Underground Tradition of African-American Humor that Transformed American Culture From Slavery to Richard Pryor

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Near fine; in a fine dust jacket. Royal Octavo.

Edition   First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in.

Publisher   New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (1994).

ISBN Number    0671689827 / 9780671689827

Seller ID   48232.00

Based on ten years research, Watkins's delightful work traces the history, evolution and modes of African-American comedy, and its employment by some of its most gifted performers. 652 pages; notes; selected bibliography; and index.

African American History. Show Business. Black Literature. Humor. Theatre.

Price = 15.00 USD



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