ERIC Number: EJ581282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Why Is George So Funny? Television Comedy, Trickster Heroism, and Cultural Studies.
Morris, Barbara S.
English Journal, v88 n4 p47-52 Mar 1999
Describes how the author uses the character George from the television comedy "Seinfeld" to offer her students a challenging inquiry into cultural studies in relation to television character analysis. Describes how the author uses a particular episode to discuss the relation between George's workplace travails and broader issues of cultural disillusion. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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