The Comic Mode in English Literature: From the Middle Ages to Today by Murray Roston

The Comic Mode in English Literature: From the Middle Ages to Today

Murray Roston

nonfiction classics history literary philosophy funny lighthearted medium-paced

288 pages

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From Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales to Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary, this is a comprehensive guide to comedy in the English literary canon. Beginning with a critical exploration of historical and philosophical theories of humour, the boo...
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