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Author Cogan, Brian, 1967-

Title Everything I ever needed to know about _____* I learned from Monty Python : *history, art, poetry, communism, philosophy, the media, birth, death, religion, literature, Latin, transvestites, botany, the French, class systems, mythology, fish slapping, and many more! / Brian Cogan, Ph.D., and Jeff Massey, Ph.D.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.45 Monty Python COG    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Throughout their four seasons on British television (and well into the troupe's movies and assorted solo projects), Monty Python became a worldwide comic phenomenon not only for taking serious subjects and making them silly, but also for taking silly subjects and treating them seriously. As a result, the Pythons provided a treasure trove of erudite 'in' jokes, offering sly allusions to subjects as diverse as T.S. Elliot's Murder in the Cathedral (as part of a weight-loss infomercial) and proper Latin conjugation (as explained by a Roman centurion to a Jewish zealot painting anti-Roman graffiti). It was this combination of the uniquely highbrow, but silly, humor that inspired countless followers (Saturday Night Live, to name, one"--Dust jacket.
Subject Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
Added Author Massey, Jeff.
ISBN 9781250004703 (hardback)
1250004705 (hardback)
9781466842168 (e-book)

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