Publication details [#53578]

Ellis, Iain. 2010. Resistance and relief: The wit and woes of early twentieth century folk and country music. Humor 23 (2) : 161–178.
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De Gruyter


This study discusses how the American folk and country music genres captured the privations of poor working-class audiences via markedly divergent ways of humorous expression.