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  1. 1. In-Yer-Face: A Study of Unsettling British TV Comedy, Critical Discomfort and Public Offence

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Författare :Linn Lönroth; [2013]
    Nyckelord :Chris Morris; The League of Gentlemen; Offence; Comedy; Bakhtin; Offensive comedy; Brass Eye; The Day Today; Jam; Derek; Ricky Gervais; shock; taboo; humour; dark humour; dark comedy; André Breton; British humour; British TV; transgression; provocation; laughter; Armando Iannucci; BBC; Channel 4; sick humour; tastless comedy; Cultural Sciences; Performing Arts; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : In this essay I explore contemporary British TV comedy that unsettles and offends its audience by pushing humour to its very outer limits. Attempts to breach decorum and provoke the reader/audience is not a new phenomenon, and by looking at the Modernist rejection of bourgeois values I try to contextualise this fascination with transgression and provocation. LÄS MER