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Richard Cowley writes
 
>I don't know if you want to include cartoon shorts as comedies, but look to
>Bugs Bunny as Carmen Miranda, and Elmer Fudd posing as a buxom beauty (The
>rabbits are coming hooray! hooray!), as well as the rest of the Looney Tunes
>gang...
>
 
Also, there's a very witty essay about Warner Brother's characters and drag
by Sam Abel, "The Rabbit in Drag: Camp and Gender Construction in the
American Animated Cartoon," _Journal of Popular Culture_, 29(3), Winter
1995, pp. 183-202.
 
 
Matt McAllister
Department of Communication Studies, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA  24061-0311  ph: 540-231-9830  fax: 540-231-9817
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