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English comedy

Author: Michael Cordner; Peter Holland; John Kerrigan
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wide-ranging examination of the traditions of comic writing in England.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cordner; Peter Holland; John Kerrigan
ISBN: 0521419174 9780521419178
OCLC Number: 28064905
Description: xiv, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Crab's pedigree / Richard Beadle --
The comedian as the character C / Stephen Orgel --
Mixed verse and prose in Shakespearean comedy / Jonas Barish --
Much ado about nothing : the unsociable comedy / Barbara Everett --
Laughter, forgetting and Shakespeare / Adrian Poole --
Enigmatic Ben Jonson / John Creaser --
A new way to pay old debts : Massinger's grim comedy / Martin Butler --
T̀hous teachest me humanitie' : Thomas Heywood's The English traveller / Richard Rowland --
Etherege's She would if she could : comedy, complaisance and anti-climax / Michael Cordner --
Rhyming as comedy : body, ghost, and banquet / Gillian Beer --
Wordsworthian comedy / Jonathan Wordsworth --
Apeing romanticism / Jonathan Bate --
A complete history of comic noses / John Kerrigan --
Noel Coward and comic geometry / Peter Holland --
Ludwig Wittgenstein and the comedy of errors / Eric Griffiths.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Cordner, Peter Holland, John Kerrigan.
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