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The Penguin Book of Women's Humour

by Regina Barreca (Editor)

Other authors: Mary Alcock (Contributor), Louisa May Alcott (Contributor), Maria Allen (Contributor), Lisa Alther (Contributor), Margaret Atwood (Contributor)218 more, Jane Austen (Contributor), Sheila Ballantyne (Contributor), Tallulah Bankhead (Contributor), Mary Barber (Contributor), Djuna Barnes (Contributor), Roseanne Barr (Contributor), Lynda Barry (Contributor), Anne Beatts (Contributor), Joy Behar (Contributor), Aphra Behn (Contributor), Jennifer Berman (Contributor), Naomi Bhven (Contributor), Erma Bombeck (Contributor), Elayne Boosler (Contributor), Elizabeth Bowen (Contributor), Blanche McCrary Boyd (Contributor), Julia A. Boyd (Contributor), Peg Bracken (Contributor), Anne Bradstreet (Contributor), Anne Brontë (Contributor), Charlotte Brontë (Contributor), Emily Brontë (Contributor), Gwendolyn Brooks (Contributor), Helen Gurley Brown (Contributor), Rita Mae Brown (Contributor), Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Contributor), Frances (Fanny) Burney (Contributor), Brett Butler (Contributor), Liz Carpenter (Contributor), Rosario Castellanos (Contributor), Charlotte Charke (Contributor), Ilka Chase (Contributor), Roz Chast (Contributor), Margaret Cho (Contributor), Caryl Churchill (Contributor), Ina Claire (Contributor), Ellen Cleghorn (Contributor), Lucille Clifton (Contributor), Kate Clinton (Contributor), Jane Colher (Contributor), Patricia Collinge (Contributor), Julie Connelly (Contributor), Lucha Corpi (Contributor), Elena Tajima Creef (Contributor), Amanda Cross (Contributor), Ellen Currie (Contributor), Mary Daly (Contributor), Josephine Daskam (Contributor), Emily Dickinson (Contributor), Annie Dillard (Contributor), Phyllis Diller (Contributor), Sarah Dixon (Contributor), Margaret Drabble (Contributor), Lady Dorothea Dubors (Contributor), Maria Edgeworth (Contributor), Sarah Egerton (Contributor), George Eliot (Contributor), Mary Ellmann (Contributor), Nora Ephron (Contributor), Fanny Fern (Contributor), Geraldine Ferraro (Contributor), Anne Finch (Contributor), Jane Findlater (Contributor), Mary Findlater (Contributor), Fannie Flagg (Contributor), Diane Ford (Contributor), Margaret Fuller (Contributor), Zsa Zsa Gabor (Contributor), Elizabeth Gaskell (Contributor), Stella Gibbons (Contributor), Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Contributor), Nikki Giovanni (Contributor), Whoopi Goldberg (Contributor), Ellen Goodman (Contributor), Serena Gray (Contributor), Germaine Greer (Contributor), Nicole Gregory (Contributor), Sarah Moore Grimké (Contributor), Cathy Guisewite (Contributor), Modine Gunch (Contributor), Margaret Halsey (Contributor), Eliza Haywood (Contributor), Cynthia Heimel (Contributor), Nicole Hollander (Contributor), Marietta Holley (Contributor), Judy Holliday (Contributor), Marie Jenney Howe (Contributor), Josephine Humphreys (Contributor), Zora Neale Hurston (Contributor), Ann E. Imbrie (Contributor), Elizabeth Inchbald (Contributor), Molly Ivins (Contributor), Elaine Jackson (Contributor), Shirley Jackson (Contributor), Bonnie Januszewski-Ytuarte (Contributor), Jenny Jones (Contributor), Erica Jong (Contributor), Judith Katz (Contributor), Pamela Katz (Contributor), Florynce Kennedy (Contributor), Jean Kerr (Contributor), Laura Kightlinger (Contributor), Florence King (Contributor), Maxine Hong Kingston (Contributor), Sarah Kemble Knight (Contributor), Mary Lee, Lady Chudleigh (Contributor), Nella Larsen (Contributor), Mary Leapor (Contributor), Fran Lebowitz (Contributor), Carol Leifer (Contributor), Charlotte Lennox (Contributor), Baird Leonard (Contributor), Doris Lessing (Contributor), Esther Lewis (Contributor), Judy Little (Contributor), Anita Loos (Contributor), Moms Mabley (Contributor), Betty MacDonald (Contributor), Patricia Mainardi (Contributor), Mary Manley (Contributor), Kartherine Mansfield (Contributor), Merrill Markoe (Contributor), Penny Marshall (Contributor), Judith Martin (Contributor), Harriet Martineau (Contributor), Bobbie Ann Mason (Contributor), Phyllis McGinley (Contributor), Terry McMillan (Contributor), Beverly Mickens (Contributor), Edna St. Vincent Millay (Contributor), Alice Duer Miller (Contributor), Carol Mitchell (Contributor), Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (Contributor), Marianne Moore (Contributor), Toni Morrison (Contributor), Judith Sargent Murray (Contributor), Gloria Naylor (Contributor), Itabari Njeri (Contributor), Sheryl Noethe (Contributor), Edna O'Brien (Contributor), Flannery O'Connor (Contributor), Jane O'Reilly (Contributor), Dorothy Osborne (Contributor), Grace Paley (Contributor), Gail Parent (Contributor), Dorothy Parker (Contributor), Cathie Pelletier (Contributor), Ann Petry (Contributor), Fiona Pitt-Kethley (Contributor), Sylvia Plath (Contributor), Letty Cottin Pogrebin (Contributor), Mimi Pond (Contributor), Paula Poundstone (Contributor), Barbara Pym (Contributor), Gilda Radner (Contributor), Libby Reid (Contributor), Agnes Repplier (Contributor), Joan Rivers (Contributor), Helen Rowland (Contributor), Jill Ruckelshaus (Contributor), Rita Rudner (Contributor), Muriel Rukeyser (Contributor), Joanna Russ (Contributor), Mary Russo (Contributor), Dorothy L. Sayers (Contributor), Florence Guy Seabury (Contributor), Anne Sexton (Contributor), Ntozake Shange (Contributor), Joane Sharpe (Contributor), May Sinclair (Contributor), Betty Smith (Contributor), Stevie Smith (Contributor), Carrie Snow (Contributor), Muriel Spark (Contributor), Elizabeth Caddy Stanton (Contributor), Linda Stasi (Contributor), Abby Stein (Contributor), Gertrude Stein (Contributor), Gloria Steinem (Contributor), Eliza Stewart (Contributor), Deanne Stillman (Contributor), Catharine R. Stimpson (Contributor), Judith Stone (Contributor), Pam Stone (Contributor), Harriet Beecher Stowe (Contributor), Linda Sunshine (Contributor), May Swenson (Contributor), Judy Syfers (Contributor), Shirley Temple (Contributor), Judy Tenuta (Contributor), Marlo Thomas (Contributor), Lilly Tomlin (Contributor), Emily Toth (Contributor), Frances Trollope (Contributor), Catharine Trotter (Contributor), Sojourner Truth (Contributor), Anne Tyler (Contributor), Robin Tyler (Contributor), Judith Viorst (Contributor), Helena Maria Viramontes (Contributor), Jane Wagner (Contributor), Alice Walker (Contributor), Margaret Walker (Contributor), Wendy Wasserstein (Contributor), Mary-Lou Weisman (Contributor), Fay Weldon (Contributor), Carolyn Wells (Contributor), Mae West (Contributor), Rebecca West (Contributor), Edith Wharton (Contributor), Frances Miriam Whicher (Contributor), Paulette Childress White (Contributor), Katharine Whitehorn (Contributor), Isabella Whitney (Contributor), Thyra Samter Winslow (Contributor), Liz Winstead (Contributor), Virginia Woolf (Contributor), Hannah Woolley (Contributor)

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Barreca, ReginaEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alcock, MaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alcott, Louisa MayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, MariaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alther, LisaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Atwood, MargaretContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Austen, JaneContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Loos, AnitaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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The most comprehensive and authoritative work on women's witty, wily, and wicked humor, from the 1700s to the present, featuring such voices as Anita Loos, Mae West, Erma Bombeck, and Lily Tomlin.

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Contains:
  • The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist / Anonymous
  • Feminism / Anonymous
  • From A Poster Distributed by the NUS Women's Campaign / Anonymous
  • A Receipt for Writing a Novel / Mary Alcock
  • From Work; A Wail; from Jo's Boys / Louisa May Alcott
  • From A Letter to Frances Burney / Maria Allen
  • From Kinfolks / Lisa Alther
  • … [etc.] to Mrs. Frances-Arabella Kelly / Mary Barber
  • From Nightwood / Djuna Barnes
  • From Down the Street / Lynda Barry
  • From Can a Woman Get a Laugh and a Man Too?; Interview / Anne Beatts
  • One-Liners / Joy Behar
  • From The Rover; from An Epistle to the Reader, Prefixed to the Dutch Lover / Aphra Behn
  • From Adult Children of Normal Parents / Jennifer Berman
  • One-Liner / Shirley Temple Black
  • One-Liner / Naomi Bliven
  • From Just Wait Till You Have Children of Your Own! / Erma Bombeck
  • From Punchline—I Don't Get It / Elayne Boosler
  • From Collected Impressions; Pink May; The Unromantic Princess; from The Death of the Heart; from The Heat of the Day; from The Little Girls; from The Hotel; from To the North; from Eva Trout; from The House in Paris / Elizabeth Bowen
  • From The Revolution of Little Girls / Blanche McCrary Boyd
  • From Something Ain't Right / Julia A. Boyd
  • From The I Hate to Cook Book / Peg Bracken
  • The Prologue; The Author to Her Book / Anne Bradstreet
  • From Frustration / Clare Bretecher
  • From The Tenant of Wildfell Hall / Anne Brontë
  • From Shirley, Villette, Jane Eyre / Charlotte Brontë
  • From Wuthering Heights / Emily Brontë
  • White Girls Are Peculiar People; On Marriage / Gwendolyn Brooks
  • From Sex and the Single Girl / Helen Gurley Brown
  • A Note; from Rubyfruit Jungle; from Six of One / Rita Mae Brown
  • A Man's Requirements / Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • From A Letter to Her Sister Esther / Frances (Fanny) Burney
  • One-Liner / Brett Butler
  • One-Liner / Liz Carpenter
  • From Learning About Things; from If Not Poetry, Then What? ; from Woman and Her Image; from Cooking Lesson / Rosario Castellanos
  • From A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Charlotte Charke / Charlotte Charke
  • One-Liner / Ilka Chase
  • From The Four Elements; from Parallel Universes; from Unscientific Americans; from Proof of Life on Earth / Roz Chast
  • One-Liner / Margaret Cho
  • To the Ladies / Lady Mary Chudleigh
  • From Top Girls / Caryl Churchill
  • One-Liner / Ina Claire
  • One-Liner / Ellen Cleghorn
  • Homage to My Hair; Aunt Agnes Hatcher Tells (About My Daddy) / Lucille Clifton
  • From Making Light: Some Notes on Feminist Humor / Kate Clinton
  • From An Essay on the Art of Tormenting / Jane Collier
  • Sickroom Visitors / Patricia Collinge
  • From The CEO's Second Wife / Julie Connelly
  • From Delia's Song / Lucha Corpi
  • From Notes from a Fragmented Daughter / Elena Tajena Creef
  • From Death in a Tenured Position / Amanda Cross (Carolyn G. Heilbrun)
  • From Available Light / Ellen Currie
  • From Gyn/Ecology / Mary Daly
  • From The Woman Who Caught the Idea / Josephine Daskam
  • Witchcraft Was Hung, In History; The Riddle We Can Guess; forever Is Composed of Nows; The Butterfly Obtains; I Fear a Man of Scanty Speech; Publication Is the Auction / Emily Dickinson
  • From An American Childhood / Annie Dillard
  • From Phyllis Diller's Marriage Manual; from Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints; from The Joys of Aging, and How to Avoid Them / Phyllis Diller
  • The Returned Heart / Sarah Dixon
  • From The Middle Ground; from The Garrick Year; from The Waterfall / Margaret Drabble
  • Song / Lady Dorothea Dubois
  • From Belinda; from Castle Rackrent / Maria Edgeworth
  • The Emulation / Sarah Egerton
  • From Daniel Deronda; from The Mill on the Floss; from Middlemarch; from Silly Novels by Lady Novelists / George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)
  • Thinking About Women / Mary Ellmann
  • From Crazy Salad, from the introduction to When Harry Met Sally; from Heartburn / Nora Ephron
  • Aunt Hetty on Matrimony; Women and Money; A Law More Nice Than Just; A Reasonable Being / Fanny Fern (Sara Payson [Willis] Parton)
  • On Progress / Geraldine Ferraro
  • From The Introduction / Anne Finch
  • From Crossriggs / Mary and Jane Findlater
  • From Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café / Fannie Flagg
  • One-Liner / Diane Ford
  • One-Liners / Margaret Fuller
  • One-Liners / Zsa Zsa Gabor
  • From Cranford / Elizabeth Gaskell
  • From Cold Comfort Farm / Stella Gibbons
  • Queer People; from The Yellow Wallpaper; Similar Cases; from Herland / Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Rituals; Straight Talk; Housecleaning; Nikki Rosa / Nikki Giovanni
  • One-Liners / Whoopie Goldberg
  • From Making Sense / Ellen Goodman
  • From Beached on the Shores of Love / Serena Gray
  • From The Female Eunuch / Germaine Greer
  • From Heeling Your Inner Dog / Nicole Gregory and Judith Stone
  • From The Pastoral Letter of the General Association of Congregational Ministers of Massachusetts / Sarah Moore Grimké
  • Cathy / Cathy Guisewite
  • From Never Heave Your Bosom in a Front-Hook Bra / Modine Gunch
  • From With Malice Toward Some / Margaret Halsey
  • From The Female Spectator / Eliza Haywood
  • From If You Can't Live Without Me, Why Aren't You Dead Yet? ; from But Enough About You / Cynthia Heimel
  • From The Whole Enchilada / Nicole Hollander
  • From The Widder Doodle's Courtship; On Marriage; On Competition / Marietta Holley
  • On Falsies / Judy Holliday
  • An Anti-Suffrage Monologue / Marie Jenney Howe
  • From Dreams of Sleep / Josephine Humphreys
  • From Their Eyes Were Watching God; from Drenched in Light / Zora Neale Hurston
  • From Spoken in Darkness / Ann E. Imbrie
  • From A Simple Story / Elizabeth Inchbald
  • From Molly Ivins Can't Say That, Can She? ; from Nothin' but Good Times Ahead / Molly Ivins
  • From Paper Dolls / Elaine Jackson
  • From Life Among the Savages; from Raising Demons; from Come Along with Me / Shirley Jackson
  • One-Liners / Bonnie Januszewsi-Ytuarte
  • On Men / Jenny Jones
  • From Fear of Flying / Erica Jong
  • From Running Fiercely Toward a High Thin Sound / Judith Katz
  • The Long Ride / Pamela Katz
  • One-Liners / Florynce Kennedy
  • From Go Josephine, in Your Flying Machine; from Penny Candy; from Please Don't Eat the Daisies / Jean Kerr
  • From Return the Favor / Laura Kightlinger
  • Fiftysomething; The Silver Scream / Florence King
  • From The Woman Warrior / Maxine Hong Kingston
  • From The Private Journal of a Journey from Boston to New York In the Year 1704, Kept by Madam Knight / Sarah Kemble Knight
  • From Helga Crane / Nella Larsen
  • Upon Her Play Being Returned to Her, Stained with Claret / Mary Leapor
  • From Metropolitan Life / Fran Lebowitz
  • On Marriage / Carol Leifer
  • From The Female Quixote; from Henrietta / Carlotte Lennox
  • From The Columnist / Baird Leonard
  • How I Finally Lost My Heart / Doris Lessing
  • A Mirror for Detractors, Addressed to a Friend / Esther Lewis
  • From Comedy and the Woman Writer / Judy Little
  • From Kiss Hollywood Goodbye; from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; from But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes / Anita Loos
  • Stand-Up Routines / 'Moms' Mabley
  • From Onions in the Stew; from The Egg and I / Betty Macdonald
  • On the Politics of Housework / Patricia Mainard
  • From Corinna / Mary Manley
  • The Singing Lesson / Katherine Mansfield
  • From What the Dogs Have Taught Me / Merrill Markoe
  • On Acting / Penny Marshall
  • From Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior / Judith Martin
  • On Marriage / Harriet Martineau
  • From Love Life / Bobbie Ann Mason
  • Why, Some of My Best Friends Are Women! / Phyllis McGinley
  • From Waiting to Exhale / Terry McMillan
  • On Sex / Beverly Mickins
  • First Fig; Second Fig; Sometimes When I Am Wearied Suddenly; Oh, Oh, You Will Be Sorry for That Word!; Sonnet XI; Sonnet XII; Sonnet XIX; Sonnet XX; Sonnet XXIX; Sonnet XXX / Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Why We Don't Want Men to Vote / Alice Duer Miller
  • On Quickies / Carol Mitchell
  • From Verses Addressed to the Imitator of the First Satire of the Second Book of Horace; The Reasons That Induced Dr. S[wift] to Write a Poem Called 'The Lady's Dressing Room' / Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • I May, I Might, I Must; Values in Use / Marianne Moore
  • From Beloved / Toni Morrison
  • On the Equality of the Sexes / Judith Sargent Murray
  • From Mama Day / Gloria Naylor
  • What's in a Name? / Itabari Njeri
  • Illusion / Sheryl Noethe
  • From Girls in Their Married Bliss / Edna O'Brien
  • From The Habit of Being; from A Temple of the Holy Ghost; from Good Country People / Flannery O'Connor
  • On Feminism / Jane O'Reilly
  • From The Letters of Dorothy Osborne to William Temple / Dorothy Osborne
  • An Interest in Life / Grace Paley
  • From Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York / Gail Parent
  • A Telephone Call; from Dusk Before Fireworks; from The Grandmother of the Aunt of the Gardener; from The Lady's Reward; from Mrs. Post Enlarges on Etiquette; from Home Is the Sailor / Dorothy Parker
  • From The Funeral Makers / Cathie Pelletier
  • From Mamie / Ann Petry
  • Men; Penis-Envy / Fiona Pitt-Kethley
  • The Applicant; from The Bell Jar / Sylvia Plath
  • From A Question of Appearances / Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • From Shoes Never Lie / Mimi Pond
  • From Why Is Everybody Always Pickin' on Bill? ; L.A. Laugh Tracks / Paula Poundstone
  • From Excellent Women; from A Few Green Leaves / Barbara Pym
  • On Playing the Fool / Gilda Radner
  • From You Don't Have to Pet to Be Popular / Libby Reid
  • From Counter-Currents / Agnes Repplier
  • One-Liners / Joan Rivers
  • Stand-Up Routine / Roseanne
  • From Book of Flirts; from Reflections of a Bachelor Girl; from It Must Be Thrilling to Be a Man; One-Liners / Helen Rowland
  • On Following / Jill Ruckelhaus
  • From Naked Beneath My Clothes; One-Liners / Rita Rudner
  • Myth / Muriel Rukeyser
  • From Somebody's Trying to Kill Me and I Think It's My Husband: The American Gothic / Mary Russo
  • Are Women Human? / Dorothy L. Sayers
  • From The Delicatessen Husband / Florence Guy Seabury
  • Riding the Elevator into the Sky / Anne Sexton
  • From For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, When the Rainbow Is Enuf / Ntozake Shange
  • A Defense of Women, Against the Author of The Arraignment of Women / Joane Sharpe
  • From Mr. Waddington of Wyck; from The Three Sisters / May Sinclair
  • From A Tree Grows in Brooklyn / Betty Smith
  • From Novel on Yellow Paper; Beside the Seaside: A Holiday with Children; from Simply Living; from Too Tired for Words; from Cats in Colour; Marriage I Think; No Matter Who Rides; Lulu / Stevie Smith
  • One-Liner / Carrie Snow
  • From The Playhouse Called Remarkable; from The Driver's Seat; from The Girls of Slender Means; from Robinson; from The Hothouse by the East River / Muriel Spark
  • From A Letter to Susan B. Anthony, 1853 / Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • From A Field Guide to Impossible Men / Linda Stasi
  • On Sleazy Men / Abby Stein
  • From Gertrude Stein's America; from The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas / Gertrude Stein
  • From If Men Could Menstruate / Gloria Steinem
  • On Sweet Women / Eliza 'Mother' Stewart
  • From Girls in Suits at Lunch / Deanne Stillman
  • The F-Word / Catharine R. Stimpson
  • On Female Problems / Pam Stone
  • From Love Versus Laws / Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • From Women Who Date Too Much (And Those Who Should Be So Lucky) / Linda Sunshine
  • Southbound on the Freeway / May Swenson
  • I Want a Wife / Judy Syfers
  • From The Power of Judyism / Judy Tenuta
  • On Ruthlessness / Marlo Thomas
  • On Doctors / Lily Tomlin
  • From Forbidden Jokes and Naughty Ladies / Emily Toth
  • From The Domestic Manners of the Americans / Frances Trollope
  • From Love at a Loss / Catharine Trotter
  • From Ain't I a Woman? / Sojourner Truth
  • From The Clock Winder; from Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant / Anne Tyler
  • On the Mind and the Prick / Robin Tyler
  • From Self-Improvement Program / Judith Viorst
  • From The Cariboo Café; Snapshots / Helena Maria Viramontes
  • From The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe / Jane Wagner
  • Never Offer Your Heart to Someone Who Eats Hearts / Alice Walker
  • Street Demonstration / Margaret Walker
  • From The Heidi Chronicles; On Getting Out of Gym; from Bachelor Girls; from Uncommon Women and Others / Wendy Wasserstein
  • The Married State / Mary-Lou Weisman
  • From Down Among the Women; from The President's Child; from Darcy's Utopia; from Praxis; from The Heart of the Country; from The Shrapnel Academy; from Remember Me; from The Fat Woman's Joke; from Female Friends; from The Life and Loves of a She-Devil; from Letters to Alice: On First Reading Jane Austen; from Little Sisters / Fay Weldon
  • To a Milkmaid / Carolyn Wells
  • One-Liners; from Pleasure Man; from The Constant Sinner; from A Bio-Bibliography / Mae West
  • One-Liners / Rebecca West
  • From The House of Mirth; from The Custom of the Country / Edith Wharton
  • From The Widow Bedott Papers / Frances Miriam Whitcher
  • From Mothers and Daughters / Paulette Childress White
  • On Fat and Thin, Big and Small / Katharine Whitehorn
  • The Maner of Her Wyll, and What She Left to London: And to All Those In It: At Her Departing / Isabella Whitney
  • From Semi-Professional Astrology / Thyra Samter Winslow
  • One-Liner / Liz Winstead
  • From A Room of One's Own; from The Voyage Out; from Orlando; from Three Guineas; from The Mark on the Wall; from Night and Day / Virginia Woolf
  • On Female Education / Hannah Wooley
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