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Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century

Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century

Author: Peter J A Jones
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book

Surveying a vibrant wave of medieval humour, from the laughing prophecies of Merlin to the cutthroat mockery of royal palaces and the outrageous jokes of the law courts, Laughter and Power in the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Laughter and Power in the Twelfth Century
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J A Jones
OCLC Number: 1125216715
Notes: Book.
Contents: Introduction: Laughter and Power in Medieval Europe1: The Making of Powerful Laughter, c.1100-12002: Powerful Laughter in Twelfth-Century Narrative3: Laughter and Power at Henry II's Court4: Thomas Becket, The Laughing Saint5: Henry II, The Laughing KingConclusion: Between Laughing Saint & Laughing KingAppendix: Henry's CourtiersBibliography


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