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us: Parodies


  • Here are entered collections of parodies in several languages or of several literatures, in the English language, or of English and American literature. Collections in other languages or of other literatures are entered under [Parodies] qualified by language or nationality, e.g. [Parodies, French.] Works on the literary form of humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature are entered under [Parody.]

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    • us: Spoofs (Parodies)
    • us: Travesties (Parodies)
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  • Sources

    • found: Busch, C. Die! Mommy! Die! : a comic thriller, c2005: t.p. verso (Die! Mommy! Die! is a comic melodrama that evokes the 1960's movie thrillers that featured such aging cinematic icons as Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Lana Turner, and Susan Hayward.)
    • found: American Heritage dict., via WWW, May 25, 2005 (spoof: 1. Nonsense; tomfoolery; 2. a hoax; 3. A gentle satirical imitation; a light parody)
    • found: Phillips, M. Reviews : Die! Mommy! Die!, via WWW, May 20, 2005 ("the new Charles Busch spoof"; "Die! Mommy! Die! carries the subtitle 'The Fall of the House of Sussman,' which tells you something about Busch's parodic range")
  • LC Classification

    • PN6110.P3
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered collections of parodies in several languages or of several literatures, in the English language, or of English and American literature. Collections in other languages or of other literatures are entered under [Parodies] qualified by language or nationality, e.g. [Parodies, French.] Works on the literary form of humorous or satirical imitation of a serious piece of literature are entered under [Parody.]
  • Editorial Notes

    • subdivision [Parodies, imitations, etc.] under names of individual persons, names of musical groups, and individual works entered under title, e.g. [Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Beatles--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Beowulf--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Bible--Parodies, imitations, etc.;] and under individual motion picture, television, and video forms and genres, e.g. [Thrillers (Motion pictures)--Parodies, imitations, etc.; Thrillers (Television programs)--Parodies, imitations, etc.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Parody]
  • Change Notes

    • 2005-05-20: new
    • 2009-03-17: revised
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