Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies

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Disability, Humour and Comedy

Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies (2013), 7, (3), 247–253.

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Meszaros, M. Beth. "Enlightened by Our Afflictions: Portrayals of Disability in the Comic Theatre of Beth Henley and Martin McDonagh." Disability Studies Quarterly 23.3/4 (2003). Web. 20 May 2013. Enlightened by Our Afflictions: Portrayals of Disability in the Comic Theatre of Beth Henley and Martin McDonagh Disability Studies Quarterly 23 Google Scholar

Mitchell, David T., and Sharon L. Snyder. Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2000. Print. Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse Google Scholar

Moran, Carmen C. "Beyond Content: Does Using Humor Help Coping?" Disability Studies Quarterly 23.3/4 (2003). Web. 20 May 2013. Beyond Content: Does Using Humor Help Coping? Disability Studies Quarterly 23 Google Scholar

Morreall, John. "Humour and the Conduct of Politics." Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour. Ed. Sharon Lockyer and Michael Pickering. New York: Palgrave, 2009. 65-80. Print. Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour 65 80 Google Scholar

Palmer, Jerry. "Parody and Decorum: Permission to Mock." Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour. Ed. Sharon Lockyer and Michael Pickering. New York: Palgrave, 2009. 81-99. Print. Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour 81 99 Google Scholar

Reid, D. Kim, Edy Hammond Stoughton, and Robin Smith. "The Humorous Construction of Disability: Stand-up Comedians in the United States." Disability and Society 21.6 (2006): 629-43. Print. The Humorous Construction of Disability: Stand-up Comedians in the United States Disability and Society 21 629 43 Google Scholar

Robillard, Albert B. "Wild Phenomena and Disability Jokes." Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 61-65. Print. Wild Phenomena and Disability Jokes Body & Society 5 61 65 Google Scholar

Shakespeare, Tom. "Joking a Part." Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 47-52. Print. Joking a Part Body & Society 5 47 52 Google Scholar

Stronach, Ian, and Julie Allan. "Joking with Disability: What's the Difference between the Comic and the Tragic in Disability Discourses?" Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 31-45. Print. Joking with Disability: What's the Difference between the Comic and the Tragic in Disability Discourses? Body & Society 5 31 45 Google Scholar

Baumgartner, Jody C., and Jonathan S. Morris. "One ‘Nation,’ Under Stephen? The Effects of The Colbert Report on American Youth." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 52. 4 (2008): 622-43. Print. One ‘Nation,’ Under Stephen? The Effects of The Colbert Report on American Youth Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 52 622 43 Google Scholar

Billig, Michael. "Violent Racist Jokes." Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour. Ed. Sharon Lockyer and Michael Pickering. New York: Palgrave, 2009. 27-46. Print. Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour 27 46 Google Scholar

Coogan, Tom. "‘Usually I love The Onion, but this time you've gone too far…’: Disability Humour and Transgression." Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies 7.1 (2013): 1-17. Print. ‘Usually I love The Onion, but this time you've gone too far…’: Disability Humour and Transgression Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies 7 1 17 Google Scholar

Corker, Mairian. "‘Disability’ The Unwelcome Ghost at the Banquet…and the Conspiracy of ‘Normality’." Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 75-83. Print. ‘Disability’ The Unwelcome Ghost at the Banquet…and the Conspiracy of ‘Normality’ Body & Society 5 75 83 Google Scholar

Couser, G. Thomas. "Conflicting Paradigms: The Rhetorics of Disability Memoir." Embodied Rhetorics: Disability in Language and Culture. Ed. James C. Wilson and Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson. Carbondale and Edwardsville, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 2001. 78-91. Print. Embodied Rhetorics: Disability in Language and Culture 78 91 Google Scholar

Davidson, Michael. Concerto for the Left Hand: Disability and the Defamiliar Body. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2008. Print. Concerto for the Left Hand: Disability and the Defamiliar Body Google Scholar

Hasler, Frances. "Developments in the Disabled People's Movement." Disabling Barriers - Enabling Environments. Ed. John Swain, Vic Finkelstein, Sally French, and Mike Oliver. London: Sage, 1993. Print. Disabling Barriers - Enabling Environments Google Scholar

Howitt, Dennis, and Kwame Owusu-Bempah. "Race and Ethnicity in Popular Humour." Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour. Ed. Sharon Lockyer and Michael Pickering. New York: Palgrave, 2009. 47-64. Print. Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour 47 64 Google Scholar

Mallett, Rebecca. "Choosing ‘Stereotypes’: Debating the Efficacy of (British) Disability-Criticism." Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs 9.1 (2009): 4-11. Print. Choosing ‘Stereotypes’: Debating the Efficacy of (British) Disability-Criticism Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs 9 4 11 Google Scholar

Mallett, Rebecca. "Claiming Comedic Immunity: Or, What Do You Get When You Cross Contemporary British Comedy with Disability?" Review of Disability Studies 6.3 (2010): 5-14. Print. Claiming Comedic Immunity: Or, What Do You Get When You Cross Contemporary British Comedy with Disability? Review of Disability Studies 6 5 14 Google Scholar

Meszaros, M. Beth. "Enlightened by Our Afflictions: Portrayals of Disability in the Comic Theatre of Beth Henley and Martin McDonagh." Disability Studies Quarterly 23.3/4 (2003). Web. 20 May 2013. Enlightened by Our Afflictions: Portrayals of Disability in the Comic Theatre of Beth Henley and Martin McDonagh Disability Studies Quarterly 23 Google Scholar

Mitchell, David T., and Sharon L. Snyder. Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 2000. Print. Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse Google Scholar

Moran, Carmen C. "Beyond Content: Does Using Humor Help Coping?" Disability Studies Quarterly 23.3/4 (2003). Web. 20 May 2013. Beyond Content: Does Using Humor Help Coping? Disability Studies Quarterly 23 Google Scholar

Morreall, John. "Humour and the Conduct of Politics." Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour. Ed. Sharon Lockyer and Michael Pickering. New York: Palgrave, 2009. 65-80. Print. Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour 65 80 Google Scholar

Palmer, Jerry. "Parody and Decorum: Permission to Mock." Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour. Ed. Sharon Lockyer and Michael Pickering. New York: Palgrave, 2009. 81-99. Print. Beyond A Joke: The Limits of Humour 81 99 Google Scholar

Reid, D. Kim, Edy Hammond Stoughton, and Robin Smith. "The Humorous Construction of Disability: Stand-up Comedians in the United States." Disability and Society 21.6 (2006): 629-43. Print. The Humorous Construction of Disability: Stand-up Comedians in the United States Disability and Society 21 629 43 Google Scholar

Robillard, Albert B. "Wild Phenomena and Disability Jokes." Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 61-65. Print. Wild Phenomena and Disability Jokes Body & Society 5 61 65 Google Scholar

Shakespeare, Tom. "Joking a Part." Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 47-52. Print. Joking a Part Body & Society 5 47 52 Google Scholar

Stronach, Ian, and Julie Allan. "Joking with Disability: What's the Difference between the Comic and the Tragic in Disability Discourses?" Body & Society 5.4 (1999): 31-45. Print. Joking with Disability: What's the Difference between the Comic and the Tragic in Disability Discourses? Body & Society 5 31 45 Google Scholar

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Mallett, Rebecca