7 edition of The idea of comedy : history, theory, critique found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Jan Walsh Hokenson.|
|LC Classifications||PN56.C66 H65 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005018161|
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Cited by: The Idea of Comedy: A Critique assembles a rich corpus of materials from differentlanguages and eras to construct a history of the commentaries andreflections, The idea of comedy : history theoretical postulates and conjectures, and the oftenacrimonious debates about comedy through the centuries from Platoand Aristotle to our contemporaries.
"The Idea of Comedy: History, Theory, Critique assembles a rich corpus of materials from different languages and eras to construct a history of the commentaries and reflections, the theoretical postulates and conjectures, and the often acrimonious debates about comedy through the centuries from Plato and Aristotle to our contemporaries.
The Idea of Comedy: A Critique assembles a rich corpus of materials from differentlanguages and eras to construct a history of the commentaries andreflections, the theoretical 5/5(1). "The Idea of Comedy: A Critique" assembles a rich corpus of materials from different languages and eras to construct a history of the commentaries and reflections, the theoretical postulates and conjectures, and the often acrimonious debates about comedy through the centuries from Plato and Aristotle to our : Jan Hokenson.
Comedy, type of drama or other art form the chief object of which, according to modern notions, is to amuse. It is contrasted on the one hand with tragedy and on the other with farce, burlesque, and other forms of humorous amusement.
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