Barreca, Regina

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BARRECA, Regina. American, b. 1957. Genres: Women's studies and issues, Humor/Satire. Career: Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, graduate assistant and adjunct lecturer, 1981-87; University of Connecticut, Storrs, assistant professor, 1987-91, associate professor of English and feminist theory, 1991-. Writer, lecturer. Publications: They Used to Call Me Snow White…But I Drifted: Women's Strategic Uses of Humor, 1991; "Untamed and Unabashed": Essays on Women and Comedy, 1993; Perfect Husbands and Other Fairy Tales: Demystifying Marriage, Men, and Romance, 1993; Sweet Revenge, 1995; Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful, 2000; A Sit-Down with the Sopranos: Watching Italian American Culture on TV's Most Talked about Series, 2002; The ABC of Vice: An Insatiable Women's Guide, 2003; I'm with Stupid: One Man, One Woman, and 10,000 Years of Misunderstanding between the Sexes Cleared Right Up, 2004. EDITOR & (OFTEN) CONTRIBUTOR: Last Laughs: Perspectives on Women and Comedy, 1988; Sex and Death in Victorian Literature, 1990; New Perspectives on Women and Comedy, 1992; Women of the Century: Thirty Modern Short Stories, 1993; Penguin Book of Women's Humor, 1994; Fay Weldon's Wicked Fiction, 1994; The Erotics of Instruction, 1997; The Signet Book of American Humor, 1999; Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory; Don't Tell Mama: The Penguin Book of Italian American Writing, 2002. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Box U-4025, Department of English, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Rd, Storrs Mansfield, CT 06269-4025, U.S.A.

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