Joy Wiltenburg is professor emerita of history at Rowan University in New Jersey. Her latest book is Laughing Histories: From the Renaissance Man to the Woman of Wit (2022).
Laughter and comedy
Just when in history did men decide that women are not funny?
Women have been witty and bawdy throughout history. It’s only recently that men haven’t been able to see their funny side
by Joy Wiltenburg