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The Resource The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon, Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover

The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon, Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover

Label
The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon
Title
The trials of Lenny Bruce
Title remainder
the fall and rise of an American icon
Statement of responsibility
Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the courtroom battles Lenny Bruce engaged in in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York, where he was arrested for his provocative and controversial performances critiquing the hypocrisies of American society
Biography type
contains biographical information
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172263
Cataloging source
DLC
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Collin, Ronald K. L
Dewey number
345.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1951-
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Skover, David M.
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True
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  • Bruce, Lenny
  • Trials (Obscenity)
  • Freedom of speech
  • Censorship
Target audience
adult
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the fall and rise of an American icon
Label
The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon, Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-541) and index
Contents
Comedy as commentary -- The force of an opinion -- Free speech in North Beach -- L.A. story -- The Ash Wednesday Trial -- What does it mean to be found obscene in New York? -- The courtroom of the absurd: New York, Part II -- Court adjourned: New York, Part III -- The path to vindication -- The resurrection of Lenny Bruce: 1996-1974 -- Ex officio judgments
Control code
000023394742
Extent
x, 562 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781570719868
Lccn
2002003139
Other physical details
ill., ports ; 24 cm.
Label
The trials of Lenny Bruce : the fall and rise of an American icon, Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [523]-541) and index
Contents
Comedy as commentary -- The force of an opinion -- Free speech in North Beach -- L.A. story -- The Ash Wednesday Trial -- What does it mean to be found obscene in New York? -- The courtroom of the absurd: New York, Part II -- Court adjourned: New York, Part III -- The path to vindication -- The resurrection of Lenny Bruce: 1996-1974 -- Ex officio judgments
Control code
000023394742
Extent
x, 562 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781570719868
Lccn
2002003139
Other physical details
ill., ports ; 24 cm.

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