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  • The book offers a clear-eyed view of socially conditioned misery while focusing on the creative responses—absurdist and black humor—that people generate amid daily conditions of humiliation, anger, and despair.

publication date

  • October 10, 2013

Date in CU Experts

  • November 2, 2013 3:16 AM

Full Author List


author count

  • 1

book title

  • Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

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International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 10

  • 0520955412

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

  • 9780520955417