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Liberty, laughter, and tears; reflections on the relations of comedy and tragedy to human freedom

Author: Horace Meyer Kallen
Publisher: De Kalb, Northern Illinois University Press [1968]
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Kallen, Horace Meyer, 1882-1974.
Liberty, laughter, and tears.
De Kalb, Northern Illinois University Press [1968]
(OCoLC)587124153
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Meyer Kallen
OCLC Number: 160312
Description: x, 402 pages 23 cm
Contents: I. Liberty, the first and the last thing --
II. Beauty, use, and liberty --
III. Laughter, tears and selfhood --
IV. Laughter triumphant: 1 --
V. Laughter triumphant: 2 --
VI. Laughter triumphant and Erasmus --
VII. Laughter and tears among the ancient Greeks --
VIII. Doctor Francois Rabelais' pantagruelsim --
IX. Pascal, Racine, Moliere --
X. Laughter and tears of the English enlightenment: Jonathan Swift --
XI. Laughter and tears of the enlightenment: Alexander Pope --
XII. Laughter and tears of then enlightenment: William Hogarth --
XIII. Voltaire: Jean Qui Pleure et Qui Rit --
XIV. Free man laughing: Benjamin Franklin --
XV. Destiny and joie de vivre: Mark Twain --
XVI. As of the present age --
XVII. Liberty of the tortured life: Dostoevsky.
Responsibility: [by] Horace M. Kallen.

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