Ethnic masculinity and early television's vaudeo star

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This article discusses how the seemingly contradictory construction of many early television comedy stars bespeaks rather coherent symbolic constructions of ethnicity, masculinity, and anxieties over the changing demographics of the American cultural, landscape. © 2002 by the University of Texas Press.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTelevision
Subtitle of host publicationThe Critical View
EditorsHorace Newcomb
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOxford University Press
StatePublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts


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