Discovering the Comic

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Discovering the Comic

Arguing that the comic is a quality of literary works of art in other forms as well as comedy, George McFadden finds its essence in the maintenance of some literary feature--a situation, a character--as itself despite threats to alter it. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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Discovering the Comic
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: George McFadden
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-14 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Arguing that the comic is a quality of literary works of art in other forms as well as comedy, George McFadden finds its essence in the maintenance of some literary feature--a situation, a character--as itself despite threats to alter it. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the
Discovering the Comic in Don Quixote
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Laura Gillman, Laura J. Gorfkle
Categories: LITERARY CRITICISM
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

Gorfkle challenges the assumption that the comic is inferior to the tragic as a vehicle for expressing serious thought and the belief that the comic has only a secondary function in Cervantes's Don Quixote. She systematically surveys the comic mechanisms of the novel from the perspectives of the contemporary literary
Discovering the Comic in Don Quixote
Language: en
Pages: 227
Authors: Laura J. Gorfkle
Categories: Comic, The, in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

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Religion
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Margreet de Heer
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-01 - Publisher: NBM

A humorous yet substantive introduction to the world's religions and their concepts Explaining the five major religions and modern spirituality in clear, colorful chapters, this illustrated primer is a great way to introduce a complex topic. In her easily accessible style, Margreet de Heer explores religious history and practices in
How to be Funny
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Steve Allen, Jane Wollman
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher:

The famous writer and comedian shares his insights into the world of professional comedy and analyzes the different types of humor, showing how each can be developed by anyone