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The idea of comedy : history, theory, critique

by Jan Hokenson

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Madison, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comic, The, in literature.,
  • Comedy -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJan Walsh Hokenson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.C66 H65 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3403098M
    ISBN 100838640966
    LC Control Number2005018161

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