skip to content
Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages

Author: Guy Halsall
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

A collection of essays on the use of humour by late antique and early medieval writers.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Humor
Congresos y asambleas
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Halsall
ISBN: 0521811163 9780521811163 9786610159598 6610159599
OCLC Number: 48469136
Notes: Most of the papers were first presented in a series of sessions at the fifth International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds, 1998.
Description: xiv, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Don't worry, I've got the key" / Guy Halsall --
Laughter and humour in the early Medieval Latin West / Danuta Shanzer --
Humour and the everyday in Byzantium / John Haldon --
The lexicon of abuse, drunkenness and political illegitimacy in the late Roman world / Mark Humphries --
Funny foreigners, laughing with the barbarians in Late Antiquity / Guy Halsall --
Liutprand of Cremona's sense of humour / Ross Balzaretti --
"He never even allowed his white teeth to be bared in laughter" : the politics of humour in the Carolingian Renaissance / Matthew Innes --
Alcuin's Disputatio Pippini and the early Medieval riddle tradition / Martha Bayless --
Laughter after Babel's fall : misunderstandling and miscommunication in the ninth-century West / Paul Kershaw.
Responsibility: edited by Guy Halsall.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Review of the hardback: 'Whilst the overarching theme is humour and comedy, sophisticated issues of politics, hostility, and hermeneutics are raised. This is an exciting collection, erudite yet Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48469136> # Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "48469136" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Event/to_1492> ; # To 1492
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/805324> ; # Aliens in literature
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993566> ; # Laughter in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/kongress> ; # Kongress
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Thing/civilizacion_medieval> ; # Civilización medieval
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.481/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Place/europe> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Thing/humorismo> ; # Humorismo.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863555> ; # Classical wit and humor
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/humorismo> ; # Humorismo
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Thing/risa_en_la_literatura> ; # Risa en la literatura.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Event/geschichte_300_900> ; # Geschichte 300-900
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863049> ; # Civilization, Medieval
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Place/europa> ; # Europa
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026463> ; # Civilization, Medieval
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/satira_e_humor_literatura> ; # Sátira e humor (literatura)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/kultur> ; # Kultur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Thing/europa> ; # Europa
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/humor> ; # Humor
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/humor_grappigheden> ; # Humor (grappigheden)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/idade_media_aspectos_sociopoliticos> ; # Idade média (aspectos sociopolíticos)
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Meeting/international_medieval_congress_5th_1998_university_of_leeds> ; # International Medieval Congress (5th : 1998 : University of Leeds)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/17328034> ; # Guy Halsall
    schema:datePublished "2002" ;
    schema:description ""Don't worry, I've got the key" / Guy Halsall -- Laughter and humour in the early Medieval Latin West / Danuta Shanzer -- Humour and the everyday in Byzantium / John Haldon -- The lexicon of abuse, drunkenness and political illegitimacy in the late Roman world / Mark Humphries -- Funny foreigners, laughing with the barbarians in Late Antiquity / Guy Halsall -- Liutprand of Cremona's sense of humour / Ross Balzaretti -- "He never even allowed his white teeth to be bared in laughter" : the politics of humour in the Carolingian Renaissance / Matthew Innes -- Alcuin's Disputatio Pippini and the early Medieval riddle tradition / Martha Bayless -- Laughter after Babel's fall : misunderstandling and miscommunication in the ninth-century West / Paul Kershaw."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1090717164> ;
    schema:genre "Humor"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Humour, history and politics in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages"@en ;
    schema:productID "48469136" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48469136#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2002> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10021340> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=15959> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/cam021/2001052873.html> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com/browse/open.asp?id=15959&entityid=https://shib.york.ac.uk/shibboleth> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9786610159598> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521811163> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA2X4401> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48469136> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Event/geschichte_300_900> # Geschichte 300-900
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Geschichte 300-900" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Meeting/international_medieval_congress_5th_1998_university_of_leeds> # International Medieval Congress (5th : 1998 : University of Leeds)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:location <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Place/university_of_leeds> ; # University of Leeds)
    schema:name "International Medieval Congress (5th : 1998 : University of Leeds)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Place/university_of_leeds> # University of Leeds)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "University of Leeds)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Thing/civilizacion_medieval> # Civilización medieval
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Civilización medieval" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Thing/risa_en_la_literatura> # Risa en la literatura.
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Risa en la literatura." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/humor_grappigheden> # Humor (grappigheden)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Humor (grappigheden)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/idade_media_aspectos_sociopoliticos> # Idade média (aspectos sociopolíticos)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Idade média (aspectos sociopolíticos)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1090717164#Topic/satira_e_humor_literatura> # Sátira e humor (literatura)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sátira e humor (literatura)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026463> # Civilization, Medieval
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization, Medieval"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/805324> # Aliens in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Aliens in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863049> # Civilization, Medieval
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilization, Medieval"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/863555> # Classical wit and humor
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Classical wit and humor"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993566> # Laughter in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Laughter in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/17328034> # Guy Halsall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Halsall" ;
    schema:givenName "Guy" ;
    schema:name "Guy Halsall" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521811163>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521811163" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521811163" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9786610159598>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "6610159599" ;
    schema:isbn "9786610159598" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.