Mirth making : the rhetorical discourse on jesting in early modern England (Book, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Mirth making : the rhetorical discourse on jesting in early modern England

Author: Chris Holcomb
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, [2001]. ©2001
Series: Studies in rhetoric/communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the complex and often contradictory ways in which writers of rhetoric and courtesy manuals during the English Renaissance counselled their readers on the powers and hazards of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Holcomb
ISBN: 9781570033971 1570033978
OCLC Number: 45582687
Description: viii, 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Jesting situations --
The topoi, or "places," of jesting: official and unofficial territories --
Point out something unseemly in no unseemly manner: orators, courtiers, and buffoons --
Audience: the many-headed monster.
Series Title: Studies in rhetoric/communication.
Responsibility: Chris Holcomb.

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