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Madness, masks, and laughter

an essay on comedy

by R. D. V. Glasgow

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Madison, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-379) and index.

    StatementR.D.V. Glasgow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1922 .G43 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination387 p. ;
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1096965M
    ISBN 100838635598
    LC Control Number94021586

      Six Characters In Search Of An Author: A Comedy In The Making. [online] Cummings Study Guide. [Accessed 26 March ]. Book. Dey, S. ‘Behind the Curtains’ with Luigi Pirandello: Constructing and ‘Deconstructing’: Six Characters In Search Of An Author - Presidency university Madness, Masks, and Laughter: an essay on.   The New York Times Book Review. A Confederacy of Dunces is an American comic masterpiece. John Kennedy Toole's hero, one Ignatius J. Reilly, is "huge, obese, fractious, fastidious, a latter-day Gargantua, a Don Quixote of the French Quarter. A Confederacy of Dunces Madness, Masks, and Laughter: An Essay on Comedy3/5(1K).

    This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Life is a comedy, a carnival, and all of us wear masks. So Compton Mackenzie would have us feel, if we can judge from the spirit of his "Carnival," a story hailed by the New York. Kundera, Milan. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting. New York, NY: Penguin, Kushner, B. “Laughter as Materiel: The Mobilization of Comedy in Japan’s Fifteen-Year War.” International History Review (): LaFrance, M. “Felt Versus Feigned Funniness: Issues .

    Rupert D. V. Glasgow () Madness, Masks, and Laughter: An Essay on Comedy, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ISBN ; J. C. Gregory () The Nature of Laughter, Routledge, ISBN ; Charles R. Gruner Understanding Laughter: The workings of Wit and Humor, Chicago: Nelson Hall. Mediocrity is the most effective mask a superior spirit can wear, because to the great majority, which is to say, to the mediocre,it will not suggest a disguise: and yet it is precisely for their sake that he puts it on--so as not to arouse them, and, indeed, not infrequently to avoid this out of pity and benevolence.


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