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Wit"s end

Sean Zwagerman

Wit"s end

women"s humor as rhetorical and performative strategy

by Sean Zwagerman

  • 382 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

  • American wit and humor -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Humor in literature,
  • Women in literature,
  • Conversation in literature,
  • Man-woman relationships in literature,
  • Speech acts (Linguistics),
  • Performative (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSean Zwagerman.
    SeriesPittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture
    LC ClassificationsPS438 .Z89 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24028671M
    ISBN 109780822960744
    LC Control Number2010000150

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