The Currency of Comedy

  • Kavyta Kay
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Comedy book series (PSCOM)


Cultural critique constitutes a significant part of the internet comedy produced by the new comedians, and while this is largely conceived of as an autonomous, creative space, the encroachment of corporations into this space has led to broader debates on freedom of expression and the functions of comedy in a democracy. This final chapter rounds up these discussion points and looks to potential research directions to take the new comedian and comedy forward.


Comedy Digital India Humour Internet comedy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kavyta Kay
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  1. 1.Institute of Commonwealth StudiesLondonUK

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