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Monty Python criticism? by debbunny on 29 May 2004 1:40am
 
I wish I could find some serious criticism of Mony Python. For instance, what does the Lumberjack song really mean? Is it a warning to professionals not to reveal too much information about their personal lives? Is it a statement about the absurdity of equating certain professions (lumberjacking) with masculinity? Is it a pro-transsexual diatribe? Is it a weatherman's musings on his restricted existence? Or, is it a big of silliness?
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by peripatetically on 29 May 2004 2:23am
 
All of the above?
hahaha
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by Izot on 29 May 2004 3:15pm
 
Who cares?

lol kidding
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by sminobe on 2 June 2004 6:33pm
 
Try:
"Monty Python, Shakespeare, and English Renaissance drama" by Darl Larsen
(Jefferson, NC; McFarland & Co; 2003) ISBN: 0786415045

From his dissertation " 'Its ...' Shakespeare" (Northern Illinois U, 2000):
This dissertation examines the relationship between the dramatists of the English Renaissance, especially Shakespeare, but including Jonson, Dekker and Monty Python. The similarities between such seemingly disparate writers/performers include stage practices, employment of troupe members, casting or writing to type, objects, methods and types of satire, the uses and abuses of history for dramatic purposes, the employment of cross-dressing, and, in the specific case of Shakespeare and Monty Python, the cultural emblems both have become as versions of an English National Poet.

Or, if that's too ponderously academic, try:
"Finland" by Meichun Zhong (Milwaukee, WI; G.Stevens; 2001) ISBN: 0836823311

or

"Llamas" by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
(Minneapolis, MN; Lerner Publications; 2002) ISBN: 0822500671
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by debbunny on 2 June 2004 8:25pm
 
thanks, I'll have to check those out.
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by Sophie-Louise on 3 June 2004 2:23am
 
It makes me laugh alot, that's all i care about. I don't give a monkey's butt what it means ;) tee hee
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by sminobe on 3 June 2004 7:19pm
 

Well, if you adhere to Hegelian philosophy, MPFC is merely an a priori adjunct of non-naturalistic ethics. However, according to Kant via the categorical imperative, MPFC exists only in the imagination. If you're a Marxist, they're simply offside.
 
Re: Monty Python criticism? by irishmanufan on 22 September 2004 11:07pm
 
then they shout eureka and score a goal :0)
Linda
 



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