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Atkinson, Brooks. "The Giddy Twenties" in his Broadway, MacMillan (New York), 1970, pp 227-37.

In this chapter from his book-length history of Broadway, Atkinson describes New York theater at the time George S Kaufman came on the scene, discusses the influence of the Algonquin Round Table, and touches on the beginnings of Kaufman's collaborations with Moss Hart.

Cavell, Stanley. Pursuits of Happiness; The Hollywood Comedy of Remarriage, Harvard University Press, 1981, pp 1-42.

Cavell's introduction provides a useful interpretation of the film version of You Can't Take It with You, and his discussion of screwball comedies in the body of the book illustrates strategies for analyzing farce in both film and theater.

Frye, Northrop "The Mythos of Spring: Comedy," in his The Anatomy of Criticism, Princeton University Press, 1957, pp. 163-186

Frye's classic analysis of comedy does not deal with Kaufman and Hart specifically but offers a useful overview of the...

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