Laughing awry : Plautus and tragicomedy (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Laughing awry : Plautus and tragicomedy

Author: Erik Gunderson
Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] : [Verlag nicht ermittelbar], 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Publication:Laughing awry.
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'Laughing Awry' offers a comprehensive overview of key themes in the interpretation of the plays of Plautus, and explores the connections between deception, desire, slavery, genre, and audience. It attempts to offer an account of the mechanisms of Plautus' humour and the uncomfortable origins of laughter.
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Gunderson, Erik, 1968.
Laughing awry
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Gunderson
ISBN: 9780191796227 0191796220
OCLC Number: 934656019
In: Gunderson, Erik
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. I Clowns ; 2. Forget Plautus ; 3. Giving Words ; 4. Object Lessons ; 5. Lepide ludificatus ; 6. Surplus Enjoyment ; 7. The Last Laugh ; 8. Curtain Call ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Erik Gunderson.

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Laughing Awry offers a comprehensive overview of key themes in the interpretation of the plays of Plautus, and explores the connections between deception, desire, slavery, genre, and audience.  Read more...

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This is the most stimulating book I have read for some time * Terry Walsh, Classics for All *

 
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