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Routledge Library Editions: Comedy
11 Volume Set



ISBN 9781032209715
Published April 27, 2022 by Routledge
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This 11-volume collection contains titles originally published between 1931 and 1992. It examines the genre of comedy, from its roots in ancient Greece, through the centuries, to the relatively modern stand-up variety. The individual titles include the theory of comedy; perspectives on women and comedy; comedy in film; European comedy; Restoration comedy and more. This set will be a valuable resource for those students interested in comedy in both literature and drama.

Table of Contents

1. Last Laughs: Perspectives on Women and Comedy Regina Barreca (Ed.) (1988)

2. New Perspectives on Women and Comedy Regina Barreca (Ed.) (1992)

3. In Praise of Comedy: A Study in its Theory and Practice James Feibleman (1939)

4. Tragicomedy David L. Hirst (1984)

5. Comic Drama: The European Heritage W. D. Howarth (1978)

6. The Art of Greek Comedy Katherine Lever (1956)

7. Comedy Films 1894–1954 John Montgomery (1968)

8. The Comedy of Manners Kenneth Muir (1970)

9. Greek Comedy Gilbert Norwood (1931)

10. King Twist: A Portrait of Frank Randle Jeff Nuttall (1978)

11. Comedy L. J. Potts (1949)

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Multivolume collection by various authors.