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The Nature Of Laughter

ISBN 9781138882461
Published December 1, 2014 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1999. This is Volume X of thirty-eight in the General Psychology series. Written in 1924, this book looks at the aspects such as wit and the ludicrous, varieties, causes, function and aesthetics of laughter and its place in civilisation.

Table of Contents

Chapter I Laughter; Chapter II The Humanization Of Laughter; Chapter III Laughter Of Relief; Chapter IV Laughter And Tickling; Chapter V Laughter And Pleasure; Chapter VI Laughter And Society; Chapter VII Laughter And Civilization; Chapter VIII Laughter And The Ludicrous; Chapter IX Laughter And Wit; Chapter X Laughter And Instinct; Chapter XI The Function And Æsthetics Of Laughter; Chapter XII Laughter And Repression;

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